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Gabriel J. Halperin, DPM
3616 East 1st Street
Los Angeles, CA 90063

323-264-6157


Podiatrist
3616 East 1st Street
Los Angeles, CA 90063

The podiatrists at Gabriel J. Halperin, DPM treat foot and ankle problems such as heel pain, diabetic foot care, bunions and shockwave therapy in Los Angeles, CA.


Ultrasound

Ultrasound is a very effective tool for treating and diagnosing a wide variety of foot and ankle problems. This is especially true for soft tissue problems.

Common problems for which ultrasound may be prescribed include:
  • Bursitis.
  • Heel spurs or plantar fasciitis.
  • Injuries of the ligaments, tendons, or cartilage.
  • Morton's neuroma.
  • Presence of foreign bodies.
  • Soft tissue masses.
  • Tarsal tunnel syndrome.
  • Tendonitis or tears in a tendon.
Ultrasound uses sound waves on the body in a way much like radar uses sound waves. The waves hit a targeted area and are bounced back to a recording device, which produces an image based on a set of transmitted waves.

Ultrasound is a completely safe and painless diagnostic procedure.