Safety Tips for Raking Leaves

11938963 S Fall Women Boots Leaves TreesWhen the leaves change color and begin to fall, it can really make you feel like fall is here. Seasonal flavors arrive, the scenery changes from green to golden, and the rake that’s been sitting in the garage or shed comes out to play. For some, it’s a chore that sometimes seems never-ending, especially when new leaves fall in the place where you just tidied…

Why Your Feet May Be Different Sizes

There are a lot of you out there who know that your two shoes don’t fit exactly the same. One may be a half size or more different from the other.  Why is that?  Other than the obvious issue of someone who has had a traumatic injury to one of their feet, it is actually fairly common occurrence.  You may notice that one of your…

Ways to Thank Your Feet during Thanksgiving

Fhm 5 Numb Toes During ExerciseYour feet carry you everywhere. They work hard to support you in all that you do and move you forward in life, literally. And sometimes backward, if you wish! So during this time of remembering all of the things you are thankful for, give thanks for your hard-working feet and thank them through some of the following ways: 1. Lead a healthy lifestyle including nutritious…

Preventing Diabetic Foot Ulcers for Diabetic Children

43914595 Close Up View Of Classmates Sitting On Bench On CampusYour child has just been diagnosed with diabetes. While it can be a lot to take in, it may also not be as bad as you think. Children can adapt pretty well, as long as parents are well-informed and can help them make adjustments along the way. There are some important lifestyle changes to make, however, and we’ll give you some tips on keeping your…

5 Reasons Why You Should Visit Clark Podiatry Center For Your Foot/Ankle Injury

Fhm 5 Reasons Injuries HeaderPeople injure their feet and ankles. It’s a fact of life. Your child gets hurt on the playing field, you sustain a workout/running injury, or it could be an injury resulting from a fall or turning your ankle. Sometimes you’re not sure where to go to get your foot or ankle examined. Here are some reasons you should keep us in mind if you get…

Intro to Diabetes – American Diabetes Month

31299756 S Diabetes Healthcare Medicare Treatment HandsNovember is designated as a time to raise awareness about diabetes. That’s why, for American Diabetes Month, we want you to learn more about how it affects millions of American adults. We encourage you to share this information so that more people can become involved in understanding the disease and actively trying to reduce their risk for developing it. The Basics Diabetes is a chronic…

Foot Safety for School Winter Sports

49308536 S Ice Skates Boy GirlIt’s about time for children and teenagers to be signing up for winter sports at their schools. They can choose from a variety of sports that are slotted during this time, such as winter soccer, basketball, wrestling, swimming, volleyball, ice hockey, and ice-skating. No, not all of them must take place in the winter, but many are indoor activities, so it’s an opportune time to…