Choose Children’s Athletic Shoes Carefully

Unless your child is a swimmer or perhaps a gymnast, well-fitting athletic shoes are essential for every sport. At Clark Podiatry we know how important it is to choose the right shoes for athletics based both on the needs of each activity and your child’s specific foot. Your child’s natural movement and physical development will be restricted by shoes that are poorly shaped, inflexible or…

Foot X-Rays and Why You Need Them

In the past ten years, we have made significant strides in the field of medicine and technology. Today, there are a myriad of options available for patients who do not want to undergo complex procedures and invasive surgeries with long periods of downtime. An X-ray is a type of technology that is now so frequently used in medicine. X-ray or X-radiation is a form of…

Healthy Toenails vs. Unhealthy Toenails

Having healthy feet and toenails is very important in order to prevent nail disorders such as toenail fungus and toenail fungal infections. These nail disorders are more common than you think and should never be ignored. Bacteria and fungi are present everywhere in our daily environments but shoes are particularly a favorite spot. Since this is such a common and frequently seen condition in people…

Causes of Swollen Feet

Many people suffer from swollen feet. Although it is more common in the summer months, people can be affected by swelling in the feet even in the wintertime. Swollen feet are not usually painful, but can be concerning and warrant attention. If your job or daily routine involves a lot of standing or walking, you may be at risk for developing swelling in the feet.…