Wear Water Shoes for Water Park Fun!

As your family goes on its next adventure to a water park, make sure you pack (or purchase if you haven’t already) everyone’s water shoes. They may not always be the best looking footwear that you purchase, but they can be very useful for protecting your children’s feet at a water park Consider the many people, hot weather, and different terrains that those little feet…

A Ballet Dancer’s Secret Foot War

The graceful movements and incredible positional achievements of ballet dancers leave us with an impression of beauty and strength. However, behind the elegant and silky ballet shoes hide purple toes and for some, broken bones. It is not uncommon to see more than one injury tucked inside their footwear, including bloody toes, corns, calluses, blisters, bunions, and ingrown or black toenails. Even more hidden are…

Flip flops in the Summer

Your children’s school may have good reason to prohibit beach footwear during the last few months of school. While it is enticing to wear flip flops to stay cool during the summertime, they may not be the best choice for everyday footwear. When it comes to footwear for you and your family, there are important factors to consider. Shoes should have a proper fit, arch…

Suffering from Heel Spurs?

Early identification and treatment is best to prevent chronic pain and other further injuries from altering the way you walk. Most can be done at home, but you should consult our board-certified podiatrist, Dr. Brandon Macy, at Clark Podiatry Center for a proper diagnosis and before beginning a treatment plan. The following are some common treatments to ease symptoms: Rest – Keep weight off the…

Are Crocs a Crock?

There’s been a news report out of a Chicago TV station suggesting that Crocs are either bad for your feet or should be worn on a limited basis.  Click on this to see for yourself:   http://wgntv.com/2016/06/06/wearing-crocs-may-be-bad-for-your-feet/ Are Crocs actually bad for your feet?  I think not.   I’m more inclined to see the report as sensationalism on a slow news day heading into summer. Real Crocs…