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  • Remembering Boston…
    As the Boston Marathon 2014 takes place today, it unfortunately brings to mind the tragedy that happened last year. Over one year ago this month, we were stunned by the bombing that happened at the Boston Marathon. What was supposed … Continue reading

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  • 5 Common Causes of Heel Pain
    Heel pain getting you down? You’re not alone! Heel pain is one of the most common complaints we hear in our office. Heel pain can be from a variety of sources. Here are five common causes of heel pain… Tarsal … Continue reading

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  • Horror at the Spa!
    There’s nothing quite like a relaxing day at the spa! Soothing music and scents surround you, as you lie back in a massaging chair getting your toes polished! Too bad it might end in a bad viral infection. Huh, wait, … Continue reading
  • Cam Newton Undergoes Ankle Surgery
    Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton had minor ankle ligament tightening surgery this week to alleviate ankle instability. We perform this surgery here at the West Coast Podiatry Center. Ankle instability occurs when the ligaments of the ankle are no longer able to … Continue reading

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  • Boston Red Sox Catcher Sidelined by Foot Injury
    Boston Red Sox catcher David Ross was supposed to start a spring training game last week, but that was changed thanks to a foot problem. According to Red Sox manager John Farrell, “He’s got a left foot issue that he’s dealing … Continue reading
  • The Myths of Athlete’s Foot: Part II
    Last week we discussed the first  6 myths surrounding athlete’s foot; here’s the other 6! Myth 7: Athlete’s foot only affects the feet Unfortunately, athlete’s foot can spread! It can spread to the groin and underarms most easily.  It can … Continue reading
  • The Myths of Athlete’s Foot
    Only athletes get athlete’s foot, right? Wrong! Athlete’s foot is one of the most common fungal problems around. And with this “popularity” comes a lot of misconceptions about the condition. Let’s take some time to review these myths… Myth 1: … Continue reading

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  • Bracing for a Fall
      None of us should feel immune from falling as we age. Staying on our feet and avoiding falls should be a number one priority for all of us we enter the golden years.   Falls are the leading cause of accidental … Continue reading

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  • Preventing Falls in the Elderly
    Staying on your feet as you age is critical to living out your golden years in health and vitality. Falls can often signal the beginning of the end for many elders, or a very diminished quality of life. Susan Ann … Continue reading

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  • Balance and the Elderly
    Many people are familiar with the “visible” signs of aging, but did you know your vestibular system ages too? Yup, something else to look forward too. What is the Vestibular System? The vestibular system is a complex structure of fluid-filled … Continue reading

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  • Stay On Your Feet and Live Longer
    When you’re a young person and you fall, usually it’s no big deal. You might have a few bruises or cuts, even a broken bone, but you pick yourself up, brush yourself off, and go on with life. When you’re … Continue reading

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  • Healthy Valentine’s Day Dessert
    Valentine’s Day is here and that means chocolate is on the menu! And everyone says…”YES!” While most milk and white chocolates are loaded with sugar and fats, good news is quality dark chocolate is actually good for you in measured … Continue reading

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