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Dr. Sarang Desai

Dr. Desai is a board certified orthopedic surgeon who specializes in injuries and disorders of the foot and ankle. He was an All-American athlete and continues to lead an active lifestyle lifting weights, doing triathlons and participating in yoga.

Overlooked Treatments for Ankle Pain

Don’t let ankle pain keep you from enjoying the things that you love. Ankle arthroscopy is a minimally invasive surgical technique which allows orthopedic surgeons to visualize, diagnose and treat a variety of conditions. It’s also a key option in helping patients return to an active and pain-free lifestyle. Ankle arthroscopy is a procedure in …

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Treatment tips for common high heel problems

While high heels are fashionable and may make “statement”, your feet may pay for it in the long run. Realistically, it is unlikely that women will stop wearing high heels. One study showed 42 percent of women admitted they’d wear a shoe they liked even if it gave them discomfort, and 73 percent admitted to already …

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The health benefits of yoga

Nationwide it appears yoga has recently skied in popularity. Beyond the ”coolness” factor of it, yoga actually has many health benefits. I can tell you that personally because I was diagnosed with a low back problem several months ago, and I began taking anti-inflammatories for several weeks thinking it would go away. Needless to say, …

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3 ways to rid yourself of aching arches in your feet

As a foot and ankle orthopedic surgeon I can tell you one of the most common complaints I get: aching arches. Arch pain is often caused by low arched feet.  The terminology for low arched feet can be somewhat confusing but common names used to describe them includes: pes planus, overpronator, and flat feet. These …

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