Children’s Sports Injuries – Sever’s Disease

Shoes Nike Spalding Basketball Feet 1011596 SIs your sporty child complaining of pain in the heel? Is there swelling or redness in the heels? Discomfort when you squeeze both sides of the heel? He or she may be suffering from Sever’s Disease, or calcaneal apophysitis. It is a heel bone disorder caused by inflammation of the growth plate, a condition commonly found in children ages 8-15 who play sports. Children in…

Eating Healthy for Foot Health

Appetite Broccoli Calories Catering Diet Fruit Green Health Fiber Organic Natural 1238252 SEating right and exercising regularly are the keys to good health. For both children and adults alike, it is important to be consistent about healthy habits so that your body can feel strong and experience fewer problems. At Clark Podiatry Center, we want our patients to be well informed, especially about foot and ankle health. The following are ways to eat right and provide essential…

The Uggly Side of Uggs

37503516 Closeup Of Brown Ugg Boots With Wooden BackgroundWith the cold winter weather, your Uggs or other fur-lined boots are probably working overtime. The ease of putting them on, coupled with the coziness of the shearling lining make them a daily go-to during this season. However, we at Clark Podiatry Center caution you from wearing them every day. In our other blog posts, we’ve discussed the features that make footwear supportive. While Uggs…

Will Injuries Also Play a Part in Superbowl LI?

29274185 S Football FieldAre you ready for Superbowl Sunday? The Atlanta Falcons are going head to head with the New England Patriots! While both teams have had a great season, many players have had injury issues that affected their game play. For the Falcons, Alex Mack and Julio Jones are star players that are affected with ankle and toe injuries. For the Patriots, it’s Martellus Bennett (ankle, knee,…