Category Archives: Foot Conditions


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


Gout Treatment Beverly Hills, CA

At Home Treatments for Gout

In addition to the medication your doctor has prescribed to treat your gout, there are simple home treatments you can use to reduce or prevent the pain of a gout attack. If you have gout, consider how you can integrate the following suggestions into your daily routine. What is gout? Gout is a type of… 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


preventive foot care Beverly Hills, CA

Running Your First Marathon? Here’s What to Know

So you’ve decided to go for it – your first marathon. Training for this life-changing event makes an extremely beneficial impact on your diet, sleep patterns and social life. Before you begin training, it’s important to get the green light from your doctor to ensure that you’re in good physical health. And remember that your… Read More


Foot Cramps

Foot Cramps: A Sign of Something Serious?

Our feet serve an important purpose – they bear our entire weight as we walk or stand, so it makes sense that foot cramps (involuntary and painful spasms in the foot) are one of the most common compared to other muscles spasms. Foot cramps can last just a few minutes, or they can come and… Read More


Ankle Arthritis

You Don’t Have to Live with Painful Foot Cramps

Foot cramps can come on without warning. You may wake up with sudden stiffness in your calf or foot accompanied by involuntary spasms. Foot cramps are rarely a sign of a more serious condition; nevertheless, they can cause sharp and intense pain that can last several minutes. The following are common causes of foot cramps:… Read More


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