You’re Not Under House Arrest

Foot and ankle pains can be debilitating. Some people may be afraid to go to social functions out of fear that someone might see how their feet look or because of the intense agony. Hi, I’m Doctor Makabis Yousefpour, a podiatrist in Los Angeles, and I would like to encourage you today to stop living [...]

Symptoms of Flatfoot

This is Doctor Yousefpour, your favorite foot doctor from Los Angeles. Some of my readers may have flatfoot and not even know it. Therefore, I would like to outline some of the most common symptoms of flatfoot. Flatfoot can make itself known in a number of ways. Some may experience pain and discomfort in their [...]

The Progression of Plantar Warts

Many people each year are afflicted by plantar warts. Hi, I’m Doctor Makabis Yousefpour, and I’m a podiatrist in Los Angeles. I would like to talk to you today about plantar warts and how they progress if not dealt with at the onset. Plantar warts start off as a rough lump that develops on the [...]

Never Assume

Assumptions can be very dangerous, especially when it comes to physical injuries. Hi, I’m Doctor Makabis Yousefpour, a podiatrist in Los Angeles, and today I would like to talk to you about why you should never make assumptions about foot pain. X-rays are often necessary for those who have suffered an injury to the foot [...]

Osteoporosis and Foot Fractures

Hi, I’m Doctor Makabis Yousefpour, and I’m a foot doctor in Los Angeles. I would like to talk to you today about the correlation between osteoporosis and foot fractures. Osteoporosis greatly increases an individual’s chances of fracturing or breaking one of the 26 bones in their feet. Because bones are weaker, a fall or a [...]