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4 Benefits of Podiatry

There are a number of injuries, chronic conditions, and illnesses that may affect your foot or ankle. Sports injuries, plantar fasciitis, diabetic foot ulcers: there are a whole host of common and not-so-common foot and ankle issues.

Apr 20th, 2020
Can Regenerative Medicine Treat Foot and Ankle Problems?

One of the most exciting things about medicine is that it is always changing and growing. Our understanding of the human body constantly evolves as new discoveries are made, new technologies are developed. Regenerative medicine – treatments that...

Feb 10th, 2020
Foot & Ankle Problems Associated With Diabetes

Foot & Ankle Specialists are an important part of a team of physicians who manage complications associated with diabetes. Diabetes can affect circulation, nerve sensation (feet go numb or tingly), skin health, healing wounds and fighting...

Feb 5th, 2018
Nail Diseases

Nail diseases are diseases or deformities of the nails. Although the nail is a structure produced by the skin and is a skin appendage, nails diseases have a distinct classification as they have there own signs and symptoms which may relate to...

Mar 7th, 2017
Phoenician Foot & Ankle Specialists

The practice of Dr. Nima Sana, D.P.M., MPH, MHA. We are a comprehensive outpatient podiatry practice providing leading-edge diagnosis, treatment, and surgical services to pediatric, adolescent and adult patients.

Feb 15th, 2017
What is Gout (Gouty Arthritis)?

If the joint of your big toe or ankle is hot, swollen, red and it’s unbearable to allow anything to touch it…there’s a chance you could have Gout or more specifically Podagra (Gout in the big toe).

Jan 5th, 2017
Gift of Appreciation!

Patient had a crushed/fractured ankle injury that was repaired by Dr. Sana. After the surgery patient had no pain and very happy with the results. Nothing makes us more happy than feeling appreciated by a patient!

Nov 2nd, 2016
What is Gout, Treatments, and Management.

Gout is a form of arthritis that causes sudden, severe attacks of pain, tenderness, redness, warmth, and swelling (inflammation) in some joints. It often affects one joint at a time, but may affect a few or even many.

Aug 25th, 2016
Types of Ankle Sprains, Symptoms and Treatments

The ankle sprain is the most common orthopedic injury. There are essentially three kinds of ankle sprain: inversion injuries, eversion injuries, and high-ankle sprains (syndesmotic injuries). The inversion type sprain is by far the most common.

Aug 20th, 2016
Kinesio Taping for Foot & Ankle

We now offer Kinesio taping for our patients to increase the painless range of motion and muscular power. The method can be used to support the body’s own healing process e.g. through the circulation, lymphatic system and neurophysiology.

Jul 16th, 2016
Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome Treatment and Management

Background:  Tarsal tunnel syndrome is a compression neuropathy of the posterior tibial nerve as it passes in the anatomical tarsal tunnel, which lies posterior to the medial malleolus and beneath the retinaculum of the flexor muscles of the foot.

Jun 25th, 2016
What is Heel Pain (Plantar Fasciitis)?

Heel pain is most often caused by plantar fasciitis, a condition that is sometimes also called heel spur syndrome when a spur is present. Heel pain may also be due to other causes, such as a stress fracture, tendonitis, arthritis, nerve irritation or...

Jun 19th, 2016
HyProCure Surgery for Painful Flat Foot.

HyProCure™ is a lifetime solution to the devastating effects of talotarsal dislocation; a common foot imbalance that throws both the foot and the entire body out of alignment. It affects millions of people of all ages, and it is the direct cause of...

May 26th, 2016