562-429-5300

Podiatrist - Long Beach
3816 Woodruff Ave Suite 302
Long Beach, CA 90808
562-429-5300

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Long Beach Podiatrist
...Miller-Khawam, her medical background and experience, other specialized services offered, or what to expect at your first visit to A Step Above Foot Care, click on the menu items listed above We specialize in all foot and ankle problems, including bunions, neuromas, hammertoes, shin splints, heel pain, plantar fasciitis, Achilles tendinitis, toenail fungus (including laser treatment in our office), fractures, foot sprains, ankle sprains, sports injuries, children's foot and ankle pain, warts, corns/callouses, scars, athlete's foot, diabetic foot problems, ingrown toenails, and any other foot and ankle disorder...

Our Services
... Achilles tendinitis Adult flat foot, posterior tibial tendinitis Amputations (we aim to prevent amputations, and do perform amputation if all else fails) Ankle pain Ankle stability Ankle sprains Arthritis Athlete’s foot Bone spurs Bone tumors Bunions Callouses Children’s foot problems Circulation problems Corns Crush injuries Diabetic foot problems Flat feet Foot pain Foot and ankle surgery Fractures Fungal toenails (laser therapy for fungal toenails) Ganglion cyst Geriatric Foot Care Granuloma Growing pains in feet and legs Haglund’s deformity Hallux limitus (dorsal bunion) Hammertoes Heel and arch pain Heel spurs Infections Ingrown toenails injuries Intoeing Metatarsus adductus Neuromas Nerve problems Peripheral neuropathy Plantar fasciitis Plantar fibromas Poor Circulation Scars  (laser therapy for scars) Shin splints Skin disorders Soft tissue tumors Sports injuries Tendinitis Warts (laser therapy for warts) Wounds What Sets Us Apart We listen to your complaints, explain in detail the problems, and involve you in your own treatment plan...

What is a Podiatrist?
A podiatrist, also called a doctor of podiatric medicine, is a specialist who provides medical diagnosis and treatment of foot and ankle problems, such as bunions, heel pain, spurs, hammertoes, neuromas, ingrown toenails, warts, corns and calluses...

Diabetes and Your Feet
... If you have red spots, sore spots, blisters, corns, calluses, or consistent pain associated with wearing shoes, new proper fitted shoes must be obtained immediately...

Skin Problems
Allergies Athlete's Foot (tenia pedis) Blisters Burning Feet Calluses Corns Cysts Frostbite Fungus Gangrene Lesions Psoriasis Smelly Feet and Foot Odor Swelling Ulcers Warts

Bunions
... Removal of corns and calluses on the foot...

Claw Toe
... Corns on the top of the toe or under the ball of the foot...

Hammertoes
...People with hammertoe may have corns or calluses on the top of the middle joint of the toe or on the tip of the toe...

Spurs
...Surgery may be prescribed if spurring around the joint becomes severe or leads to recurrent pain from persistent corns...

Nail Fungus
... Use a quality foot powder (talcum, not cornstarch) in conjunction with shoes that fit well and are made of materials that breathe...

General Information and Tips
...Foot pain is caused by a wide variety of injuries, health problems or disorders, including (but not limited to): Arthritis Bone spurs Bunions Calluses Corns Flat Feet Gout Ingrown toenails Plantar fasciitis Sprains Stress fractures Warts Wearing improper shoes or extensive use of the feet...

Corns
Corns are calluses that form on the toes because of bones that push up against shoes and build up pressure on the skin...

Fungus
... Use a quality foot powder (talcum, not cornstarch) in conjunction with shoes that fit well and are made of materials that breathe...

Warts
...They are often mistaken for corns or calluses, which are layers of dead skin that build up to protect an area which is being continuously irritated...

Bunions
... Removal of corns and calluses on the foot...

Claw Toe
... Corns on the top of the toe or under the ball of the foot...

Hammertoes
...People with hammertoe may have corns or calluses on the top of the middle joint of the toe or on the tip of the toe...

Athletic Foot Care
...Added to these are common complaints such as corns, calluses and Athlete's Foot...

Corns and Calluses
Corns and calluses are protective layers of compacted, dead skin cells...

Diabetic Foot Care
... And never attempt to cut your own bunions or corns as this can lead to infection, as well...

Pedicures
...(Please contact our office if you have deep calluses or corns and need help shaving them...

Self-Assessment Quiz
... no 0   - have corns, calluses, bunions or hammertoes...

General Information
... Corns and hammertoes...

Physical Therapy
...Heel spurs, bursitis, plantar fasciitis, bunions, corns and calluses, as well as many post-operative surgical conditions, respond well to physical therapy...

Basketball
...Not enough room can lead to blisters, corns, and calluses...

Jogging and Running
... The most common foot problems associated with jogging or running are blisters, corns, calluses, Athlete's Foot, shin splints, Achilles tendonitis, and plantar fasciitis...

Getting a Proper Fit
...Shoes that do not fit properly can cause bunions, corns, calluses, hammertoes and other disabling foot disorders...

Fitness And Your Feet
... The following are common ailments caused by improper foot care during exercise: Athlete's foot; Blisters; Corns and calluses; and Heel pain (including heel spurs)...

Walking and Your Feet
...The most common foot problems are blisters, corns, calluses, and plantar fasciitis...

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3816 Woodruff Ave
Long Beach, CA 90808