Our Clinics

Metroplitan LA
1832 W. 7th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90057
Tel. (213) 484-0040

West LA
11540 Santa Monica Blvd.
Second Floor - Suite #203
Los Angeles, CA 90025
Tel. (310) 477-9210
 

In our office, Dr. Kourosh Harounian uses the latest information and technology to provide the best solution for alleviating foot pain. After doing a comprehensive examination of foot and ankle such as checking the circulation of the lower extremities, looking for any muscle, nerve, nail or bone pathology a personalized treatment plan will be created to satisfy individual foot care needs. We value our patients time and financial situation and for that the latest methods of laser and ultrosound are usually used for a more precise diagnosis and treatment of the problem.

In our family foot clinic we provide medical and surgical services for most if not all the foot and ankle problems including:

TREATMENT OF TOENAIL FUNGUS USING PINPOINTE LASER

This patented laser procedure treats chronic toenail fungus infection. Nail fungual infection (Onychomycosis) is a very common disease of both finger and toenails, it is the cause of about 50% of all nail abnormalities and problems. General toenail fungus infection includes:

For more information about toenail fungus visit our "Toenail Fungus (onychomycosis)" page, for more information regarding toenail fungus laser treatment you can visit our "Cutting Edge Fungal Nail Treatment"

INGROWN TOENAILS

for more information visit common disorders section.

BUNIONS

The goal for bunion treatment is: first, to relieve the pressure and pain cause by irritations, and second to stop any progressive growth of the enlargement.

TOE DEFORMITY

Claw toe, mallet toe, and hammer toe are all deformities of the toes. While they are somewhat similar in appearance, each has specific characteristics. Variations in the three conditions are caused by differences in the direction the joints of the affected toes bend, as well as in degrees of deformity.

DIABETES FOOT CARE

Diabetes is a disease that may affect many systems in the body. In the feet, many problems arise due to poor circulation of blood flow, decrease sensation due to nerve damage, and slower healing ability to infections or open sores. Some examples of foot problems may include:

ANKLE ARTHOSCOPY

Treatment of ankle injury or pain varies with the specific pathology the patient presents. Early conservative treatment may consist of taping and strapping, applying a soft or a hard cast below the knee, oral medication or injection therapy, aggressive physical therapy, or wearing a special custom shoe or boot.

SPORT INJURY / FRACTURE

The most likely injury for beginner runners and walkers is shin splints. Patients should see their podiatrist for a more precise diagnosis.

ARCH DISORDER

flat feet is the most common arch disorder. Orthotics and special shoe gears can be used to minimize the problems caused by flat feet.

HEEL PAIN / PLANTAR FASCITIS

for more information visit common disorders section.

SKIN PROBLEMS

people can get bacterial, viral or fungal infection on their skin due to many factors such as depressed immune system, diabetes, environmental factors and etc. Patients should be evaluated by their podiatrist to get the right treatment for their symptoms.

ROUTINE FOOT CARE

This could entail cutting nails the right shape to prevent ingrown toenail and infection, removing callus and corns and physical therapy