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University Foot And Ankle Institute, Santa Monica
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An ingrown toenail can hurt a lot. If not treated properly, it can cause misery with every single step. This occurs when a toenail pierces into the skin rather than growing over it. Symptoms of an ingrown nail can include toe pain, swelling, redness, and drainage. Read more and discover our professional tips for how to prevent and care for an ingrown toenail. #foothealth #footpain
https://www.footankleinstitute.com/blog/experts-tips-prevent-treat-ingrown-toenails-at-home/?utm_medium=social&utm_source=googleplus&utm_content=K2_NRo1BF-yVfSRQap_ZeJbzENLFlxEei_EAEcywwGU
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As podiatrists, we quite often see the aftermath of pedicures gone wrong. So the next time you get a pedicure, here’re some things to keep in mind so you can relax and enjoy the experience…and avoid seeing me! #footcare #foothealth
https://www.footankleinstitute.com/blog/what-to-avoid-when-getting-a-pedicure/?utm_medium=social&utm_source=googleplus&utm_content=K2_NRo1BF-yVfSRQap_ZePHadIaCyoDIcOt_wx9_QD4
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Plantar warts are often a minor and temporary annoyance. However, they’re equally likely to become a severely painful condition, serious enough to require a doctor’s attention. Read on to find out how to get rid of them for good! #plantarwarts #plantarwart
https://www.footankleinstitute.com/blog/how-to-get-rid-of-plantar-warts/?utm_medium=social&utm_source=googleplus&utm_content=K2_NRo1BF-yVfSRQap_ZePqTtkpaqv9mrlj7PRm-s2c
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It is not at all unusual for patients to confuse bunions and big toe arthritis because both these conditions can cause pain and a bump and enlargement at the big toe joint. But they are actually very different conditions. Read on to find out more. #bunion #bigtoearthritis


https://www.footankleinstitute.com/blog/bunions-and-big-toe-arthritis-differences/?utm_medium=social&utm_source=googleplus&utm_content=K2_NRo1BF-yVfSRQap_ZeEdggtGWbOqIxCS6U8MmD1o
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When people hear the word fracture, they generally think of a broken bone.  But there is another type of fracture called a stress fracture, which is even more common. Stress fractures happen a lot more when our kids (and adults) return to school and work. Read on to find out more. #stressfractures #footdoctor
https://www.footankleinstitute.com/blog/foot-stress-fractures-rise-after-vacations/?utm_medium=social&utm_source=googleplus&utm_content=K2_NRo1BF-yVfSRQap_ZeNc8Dpx_rWfnf6ohu7_MnAs
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So you have a bunion and you’re considering surgery. Here are some helpful tips from Dr. Baravarian on how to find the perfect bunion surgeon, no matter where you live. #bunions #bunionsurgery
https://www.footankleinstitute.com/blog/best-bunion-surgeon/?utm_medium=social&utm_source=googleplus&utm_content=K2_NRo1BF-yVfSRQap_ZeIPvO5ukhun6oOBPBsIJ35c
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Plantar fasciitis is the name of the condition that occurs when repetitive overuse of the area causes small “micro-tears” and inflammation of the plantar fascia. It can be excruciating and often causes bottom of foot pain, pain in the back of the heel, ball of foot pain and the most common, pain in the arch of the foot. Read on to find out how UFAI can help heal plantar fasciitis. #plantarfasciitis #stemcelltherapy


https://www.footankleinstitute.com/blog/8-top-treatments-our-doctors-use-to-attack-plantar-fasciitis-pain/?utm_medium=social&utm_source=googleplus&utm_content=K2_NRo1BF-yVfSRQap_ZeO3M5z0LqG_b40R80Loy59I
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When people hear the word fracture, they generally think of a traumatic event that results in a broken bone. But did you know that not all fractures are due to trauma? A stress fracture frequently occurs due to increasing the amount or intensity of an activity too quickly. Read on to find out more. #stressfracture #osteoporosis
https://www.footankleinstitute.com/blog/stress-fractures-what-your-feet-want-you-to-know/?utm_medium=social&utm_source=googleplus&utm_content=K2_NRo1BF-yVfSRQap_ZeMSivp_0TszDqrP3qEQ-MAc
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You maybe surprised to read what wearing high heels does to not just your feet but your entire body. Here are some good reasons to strictly limit your use of high heels to a few rare and special occasions. #footpain #bunions
https://www.footankleinstitute.com/blog/5-great-reasons-to-leave-your-high-heels-in-the-closet/?utm_medium=social&utm_source=googleplus&utm_content=K2_NRo1BF-yVfSRQap_ZeGOaMeETN_l__q2LvWFq_5s
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When the outer edge of your foot hurts enough to get your attention, it can often be difficult to identify the precise cause. While some of the following conditions can occur anywhere in or on your foot, they all belong on a checklist of potential sources of pain on the outside of your foot. #AnkleSprain #StressFractures
https://www.footankleinstitute.com/blog/pain-outside-foot/?utm_medium=social&utm_source=googleplus&utm_content=K2_NRo1BF-yVfSRQap_ZeC6U0dv8MMC0FWBDN1VhXIc
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