Mythbusters: Three Common Myths about Children’s Foot Problems

Maggie FeetWhen it comes to children’s foot problems, it is often difficult for parents to know what is normal and what needs attention.  Especially when small children don’t have obvious pain or when they are unable to express their discomfort very well, parents want to know whether “this too shall pass” or if it something that should be treated.  In search of answers, we’ve found that…

Spring Foot Screening Clinic for Kids

Spring 2015 Kids Clinic Website GraphicClark Podiatry Center  in beautiful downtown Clark, N.J. is having an afternoon of FREE foot screening examinations for kids (and their parent/grandparent escorts) on Saturday April 18 from 1:00-5:00.  Pre-registration is encouraged to make the most efficient use of everybody’s busy schedule!  Contact us via the website at www.clarkpodiatry.com or call us at 732-382-3470 to sign up.  We look forward to seeing you!…

My Child is Intoeing

Toddler FeetMY CHILD IS IN-TOEING From an article written by Mariem Melainine   YOU’VE NOTICED YOUR CHILD’S FEET TEND TO POINT INWARDS WHEN HE’S WALKING AND YOU ARE WORRIED? BUT WHAT CAUSES THIS AND CAN YOU DO SOMETHING TO FIX IT? A CHILD’S FOOT DEVELOPMENT During his first year of life, your baby is growing and changing rapidly and so is the size and shape of…

Ruptured Achilles Tendon: Prevention and Treatment

38.achilles TendonThe Achilles tendon is the strong band of tissue that connects the calf muscle to the heel bone. This lower leg tendon enables you to walk, jump, stand on your toes and climb stairs. You rely on it virtually every time you move your foot. When the tendon is stretched beyond its normal capacity, a complete or partial tear may occur. Most Achilles tendon ruptures…