Finding Relief From Metatarsalgia

Finding Relief From Metatarsalgia

posted: Apr. 12, 2021. While there are many reasons for foot pain, if the pain is concentrated in the ball of the foot (between the arches and your toes) then you could be dealing with an overuse injury known as metatarsalgia. Metatarsalgia can be incredibly painful, making it difficult to stand or even walk without discomfort. If you suspect that …

Ingrown Toenail Myths and Facts

Ingrown Toenail Myths and Facts

posted: May 04, 2021. One of the more frequent–and more painful—conditions we treat our Pasadena patients for at NextGen Foot & Ankle Care Centers is the ingrown toenail. Although a common podiatric problem, it seems there is some misinformation out there about ingrown toenails. Below are some facts and myths about this disorder and how to deal with it. FACT: …

Maintaining The Health Of Your Diabetic Feet

Maintaining The Health Of Your Diabetic Feet

posted: Apr. 27, 2021. When it comes to diabetes nothing is more important than living a healthy lifestyle and taking the proper medications to maintain healthy blood sugar levels. Controlling your blood sugar is key to preventing health complications. Along with turning to a regular doctor and endocrinologist, it’s important that you also add a podiatrist to your team of …

Cosmetic Foot Surgery in Glendale, CA

Cosmetic Foot Surgery is a branch of foot surgery that carries an unfortunate stigma in the Foot and Ankle community. Some believe that plastic surgery is the only profession that should be allowed to perform cosmetic surgery. Unfortunately, plastic surgeons are not trained to perform orthopedic or podiatric procedures, leaving a void in medical care. Cosmetic vs Unnecessary It can …

Laser Treatment for Skin Conditions

Lasers have been used for dermatological conditions for decades. Various conditions have been successfully treated effectively with this technique. The most effective laser used in the lower extremity is the Nd:YAG Laser, which specifically targets the involved cells for each condition. Plantar Warts (Verruca) is the most commonly treated condition using this technique in our practice, with success rates significantly …

Glendale Podiatry

Serving as a podiatrist and foot and ankle specialist in Glendale, California, Dr. Samvel Keshishyan understands the wide range of foot and ankle injuries and abnormalities that can lead to pain and deformity. These can be minor such as hammertoes, bunions, or nail abnormalities. Or they can be more severe such as ankle fractures, achilles ruptures, end stage arthritis. Visit …

Painless Bunion Surgery

Minimal incision, aesthetic correction, nearly painless postoperative course. The next generation of painless bunion surgery by Glendale Podiatrist Dr. Samvel Keshishyan. What Is a Bunion? A bunion is a gradual dislocation of the big toe. This forces the big toe to bend toward the others, causing an often painful lump of bone on the foot. Since this joint carries a …