Aging Feet and Care at Corona Foot and Ankle Group

Aging Ain’t Fun – Your Feet Included

Corona, California Aging Feet…..it really is ok! Aging takes its toll on your feet as it does with the rest of your body. Foot pain affects 1 in 4 adults over the age of 45.[i] Foot pain can interfere with your day-to-day activity such as walking, climbing stairs, or even standing up from a seated […]

Continue Reading...
Doctor Arti Amin

Is Your Big Toe In Pain?

Pain in your big toe can be felt with every step. The big toe is continually bending up and down as we walk, making it prone to wear and tear. If you are suffering with soreness or pain at or around your big toe joint, it is important to see a podiatrist to ensure that […]

Continue Reading...
Caring for Aging Feet

Foot Pain and Orthotics

The majority of Americans (77%) say they have experienced foot pain and 83% of adults with chronic foot pain report the pain has restricted their day-to-day activities.[1] Foot pain can have a profound effect on one’s quality of life. If your muscles, tendons, ligaments, joints, or bones are not in an optimal functional position and […]

Continue Reading...
Doctor Arti Amin

Do you have toenail fungus?

Toenail fungus is a common condition that typically begins as a white or yellow spot under the tip of your fingernail or toenail.[1] About 14% of Americans suffer from fungal nail infections,[2] with fungal infections responsible for 50% of all nail diseases.[3] Having nail fungus is usually painless at the beginning. As the fungal infection […]

Continue Reading...
Reducing Arthritis Pain in Your Feet

Reducing Arthritis Pain in Your Feet

The feet are a complex structure in your body. They house not only muscles and ligaments, but also over 28 bones and more than 30 joints that allow you to have a full range of motion. Your feet provide shock absorption, balance, support and help with general movement. Unfortunately, as we age, those 30 joints […]

Continue Reading...
Diabetic Foot Check Up at Corona Foot and Ankle Group

Why Diabetics Need Regular Medical Foot Check Ups

Approximately 1.5 million Americans are diagnosed with diabetes every year.[1] Unfortunately, diabetes is not yet a curable disease. Diabetes-related deaths were the 7th leading cause of death in the United States in 2015.[2] However, it is a very manageable disease and, treated properly, people with diabetes can live long, healthy, and happy lives.[3] Podiatrists play […]

Continue Reading...
Dr. Arti C. Amin

Ball of Foot Pain – Advice from Our Podiatrist

CORONA, CA You may sometimes find while walking, a feeling as though a lump is under your foot or as if a pebble is stuck inside your shoe. Yet, there is no pebble to be found.  If this feeling is also accompanied by stiffness, numbness or swelling, metatarsalgia may be the culprit of discomfort and […]

Continue Reading...
Corona Med Foot Spa

Your Feet Deserve To Be Beautiful – But Are You At Risk of An Infection?

Let’s face it, our feet are just as much an accessory and a nonverbal message about how we carry ourselves as much as any other part of our daily vanity routine. No longer are we striving to show off one well-maintained feature, now there are good hair, skin, nail – and yes – toe days.  […]

Continue Reading...
Diabetics and Ingrown Toenails

Pedicures and Their Relation to Diabetic Amputations

Foot complications are very prevalent among people with diabetes. How common? The American Diabetes Association estimates that at least 20 percent of all diabetic-related doctor visits are spurred by foot concerns! Diabetes can cause nerve damage (neuropathy) and vascular damage, reducing your sensation. You may not even feel any injuries on your feet! Although extreme, […]

Continue Reading...
Weight Gain and Foot Pain

The Weighty Issues of Foot Care

Do you normally gain weight during the holidays? Could that holiday weight be directly causing your foot pain? Is that foot pain preventing you from exercising like you used to? What even are the best steps for foot care? Weight is an important, albeit potentially sensitive, the topic for all healthcare professionals to discuss with […]

Continue Reading...