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Flat Feet Beverly Hills, CA

Foot Pain? You might have Flat Feet

Leg pain, achy feet, difficulty standing on your toes, and back pain are all symptoms of flat feet or fallen arches. Many individuals have flat feet but do not always show the signs. Flat feet result when the tendons in your foot do not pull together correctly and there is little or no arch. Typically,… Read More


Dr. Soomekh Named Top Doctor in LA Magazine

Proud Top doctor Sometimes we have to brag just a bit…. Dr. David Soomekh has been chosen to be listed among a select few Foot and Ankle Specialists for LA Magazine’s Top Doctor issue for 2018. The Top Doctors list is the first of its kind from LA Magazine. This issue lists the doctors in… Read More


Hammer Toe Beverly Hills, CA

How to Know if you are at Risk for Hammertoe

When there are a muscle and ligament imbalance around the joint of the toe, hammertoe can result. This imbalance can force the middle toe of the joint to bend and get stuck. Those with hammertoe often report feeling pain on the top of the bent toe. Toes that curl instead of the buckle are also… Read More


Bunion treatment Beverly Hills, CA

Bunion Basics

A bunion occurs when the base of the large toe thrusts outward toward the first metatarsal bone. A bony and sometimes painful bump will form at the base of the big toe. This is called a bunion. Normally, the toes bend at a joint when you walk. With a bunion, the entire weight of your… Read More


Ingrown Nails Beverly Hills, CA

Ouch! Getting Rid of your Ingrown Toenail

Walking, putting your shoes on, or accidentally brushing your foot against a wall can be excessively painful to someone with an ingrown toenail.  Ingrown toenails happen when the nail grows into the skin instead of over it. If your nails are thick or curved, you are more susceptible to this painful condition. Those with diabetes… Read More


Ankle Sprains Beverly Hills, CA

Did I Sprain my Ankle?

At some point, most people will twist their ankle. An ankle sprain is very different and can range from minor to serious. If your ankle feels pain when you move it and becomes swollen, it is likely a sprain. A sprain is when you have torn or stretched the ligaments in your ankle too far…. Read More


Foot Conditions Beverly Hills, CA

Conquer your Foot Pain

Your feet work hard. They work even harder if you have a job that requires you to stand for most of the day. The following tips will help you diminish your foot pain and give them some long-awaited TLC. Get the right shoes As you shop for new shoes this season, be mindful of how… Read More


Dealing with an Ingrown Toenail

Do you have onychocryptosis or paronychia? Anyone? Bueller? Onychocryptosis? Paronychia? OK, how about an ingrown toenail? Yeah, there are fancy medical terms for this relatively common problem with our toes, usually the big toe. But if you’ve had an ingrown toenail you know it hurts…a lot. We can fix your nail at the Foot &… Read More


health and wellness Beverly Hills, CA

How to Safely Exercise in the Summer Heat

Outdoor workouts are an excellent way to get Vitamin D and fresh air while accomplishing your fitness goals. If you aren’t used to exercising in the heat, there are some important things you can do to guard against dehydration and injury. Here are some tips to help make your outdoor workouts enjoyable and safe this… Read More


foot conditions Beverly Hills, CA

Four smart ways to prevent foot pain

The average American adult will walk 100,000 miles during their lifetime. That is equivalent to walking the entire stretch of the United States, coast to coast, 36 times. With how much we use our feet, we may neglect to care for them. Here are four smart ways to help prevent foot pain. It might be… Read More


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