Kim Holistic Foot & Ankle Center

701 E 28th St. #111, Long Beach, CA 90806

Monthly Archives: May 2011

Ingrown Nails

Ingrown Nails

Ingrown nail is a painful condition that can affect the nails of the hand or feet, but occurs most often with the toenails. A toenail that is “ingrown” curves and digs into the skin at the sides of the nail, usually creating pain, redness, swelling, and heat, and often becomes infected…

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Fungal Nails

Fungal Nails

A fungal nail is an infection caused by nail fungus. Fungus is a plantlike organism that reproduces by spores. When fungus is in a fingernail or a toenail, the nail may appear as thickened or discolored. The most common form of fungal nail often starts…

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Haglund’s Deformity

Haglund’s Deformity

The condition is common in women who wear high heels or pumps and is often called “the pump bump.” The rigid back of a high heeled shoe aggravates the bump when walking. Other shoes, such as ice skates, men’s dress shoes or any shoes with a…

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Bunions

Bunions

A bunion is one of the most common foot problems. Your big toe does far more work than the lesser toes. Every time you take a step, the big toe supports most of your body’s weight. It is indispensable to foot movement…

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Warts

Warts

A minor affliction of the foot, nevertheless, warts can be quite painful. Warts most often appear on the plantar surface, or sole of the foot; they are frequently referred to as “plantar warts”…

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Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis is the most common type of heel pain. The plantar fascia is the long fibrous fascia ligament tissue band that serves as shock absorber designed to support the arch of the foot. Plantar fasciitis occurs when the plantar fascia develops tears causing pain and inflammation…

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13th Annual Shoe Drive Fiesta!

13th Annual Shoe Drive Fiesta!

13th Annual Shoe Drive FIESTA!   August 11th a colorful Fiesta celebrated the completion of the 13th Annual Kim Foot and Ankle Centers Shoe Drive, at the Atlantic Ave office in Long Beach.  Community businesses, patients, friends and family all joined in the fun.  Everyone enjoyed a free lunch of tasty Mexican food from Los Pollos donated to the […]

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12th Annual Shoe Drive

12th Annual Shoe Drive

12th Annual Shoe Drive a Huge Success!   Thousands of People Now Have Shoes on Their Feet Dr.Kim and the ladies from Caretech It was another extremely successful year for the 12th Annual Kim Foot and Ankle Centers Shoe Drive. With all the help of our friends, families, patients, and local businesses, we were able […]

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11th Annual Shoe Drive a Huge Success!

11th Annual Shoe Drive a Huge Success!

                 Another successful year for the Kim Foot and Ankle Center’s, Annual Shoe Drive! For our 11th year we managed to collect over 8,000 shoes! We could not have done this without all the wonderful donations from our patients, friends, family, and our generous drop off sites. To […]

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Russell S.

Russell S.

I am a diabetic.  Dr. B. saved my feet.  They were getting worse and worse where I couldn’t walk.  I just sat at home.  I developed infections and had to have surgery to save my feet and ankles.  Dr. B. did it all. I can now walk and I still have all my toes and am […]

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