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  • Understanding Bunions: Causes, Symptoms, and Risk Factors
    One of the most common foot problems that patients complain about is bunions because of the way they make their feet look and how they make their feet feel. Learn Read more
  • The Benefits of Visiting a Podiatrist
    You might have heard that you should be visiting a podiatrist every year. However, if you’re like many people, you might be questioning why. Below, Dr. Peter Fillerup and Dr. Read more
  • Heel Spurs: Identifying and Managing the Painful Bony Growth
    Heel pain is a very common complaint with various causes - one of them known as heel spurs. These are bony protrusions that develop on the underside of the heel Read more
  • Are You Dealing With Heel Pain?
    Are You Dealing with Heel Pain? Heel pain can start out as an occasional annoyance. It can also turn into chronic, stabbing pain which can keep you from staying active and Read more
  • What Causes Toenail Fungus?
    Toenail fungus can be ugly and uncomfortable. You may not want to show off your feet. If you have toenail fungus, don’t worry. Your foot and ankle specialist can help. Read more
  • How to Prevent Ingrown Toenails
    Ingrown toenails occur when the edge of the toenail grows into the surrounding skin, causing pain, swelling, and potential infection.  Dr. Peter Fillerup and Dr. Casey Fillerup at the Foot Read more
  • Suffering From Foot Pain?
    Your feet are a crucial part of your daily life. Whether you’re standing or walking, it’s important that your feet are healthy and can accomplish the tasks that you’re trying Read more
  • Welcome to Our Blog
    Welcome to the Blog of Foot & Ankle Center of The Central Coast Whether you are an existing patient or searching for a podiatrist in the Santa Maria, CA area, we’re Read more

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