Breaking Boards with Martial Arts

39929681 Feet Of Two Karate Practitioners Are Seen On The Competition FloorHave you ever seen those movies or videos where a martial artist kicks through several wooden boards in succession and at different heights? It’s not an illusion or trick – it’s very concentrated energy and practice, practice, practice. So how do they do that without hurting their toes, feet, and ankles? The answer lies in physics!  When the foot hits the wood, it causes the…

Childhood Obesity and Feet

67654901 Detailed Illustration Of A Red Stop Childhood Obesity SignWhenever possible, it is best to address disease or other health issues as soon as they develop. In the case of childhood obesity, actions taken as soon as possible will reduce the risk of poor health outcomes later in life. More immediately, the important factor to address is the fact that obesity can affect developmental growth and cause pain or deformity as your child grows.…

Winter Foot Care Tips for Diabetics

Snow Boots Cold Winter Feet Legs 1148946 SAs the winter weather fluctuates as much as it has, it is important as ever to pay attention to dressing properly for the weather. This is especially important when it comes to footwear for folks who have diabetes. There are higher risks for injury or foot health issues in the colder weather. It’s hard enough for diabetics to care for themselves, so we at Clark…

Winter Footwear For Your Family

25335482 S Feet Snow Shoes WinterThe team at Clark Podiatry Center hopes you are having a wonderful start to the new year! In order to keep you walking, we want to make sure that you have information for the best winter footwear for you and your family. It’s a good time to check how your winter weather shoes are doing, and if necessary, get new shoes to best suit your…