Should I Be Worried About My Child’s Flat Feet?

81867450 Low Section Of Girl Standing By Sofa In Living Room At HomeAmong the various possible childhood health problems, foot problems often take a back seat. It’s not until they begin to walk, run, and have injuries that make you realize that the feet can have problems. When it comes to feet, the first things you might notice are the way they walk, as well as the way their feet are growing. If you notice that their…

Why Do I Keep Getting Foot Cramps?

8903748 Senior Man Massaging His Aching Feet With His HandsYou can’t quite put a finger (or toe) on when you get them or what’s causing you get them, but you know that they come and go, here and there. Sometimes it’s in the middle of walking down the street, while other times, it’s while climbing stairs or working out at the gym. Why do these foot cramps keep happening? Unfortunately, there isn’t a specific…

All Orthotics Are NOT Created The Same!

Fhm Orthotics Not Created EqualAll Orthotics Are NOT Created Equal! Patients come in all the time asking about or carrying in some form of orthotics that they received from another office, bought in a drug store, supermarket, sporting goods store, shoe store or even a Dr. Scholl’s display—and sometimes from a television infomercial.  What they all have in common is foot pain that hasn’t been resolved and they wonder…

Show Your Feet Some Love!

61481209 S Moisturize Foot Cream Calluses LotionIt can be hard to remember about your feet in the middle of winter.  They have usually been covered in thick socks and boots and we adopt an “out of sight, out of mind” mentality.  However, take some time to include some TLC (tender loving care) for your feet. Here are some ways to love your feet: Draw yourself a foot bath. It can be…

DOs and DO NOTs for Your Children’s Feet

7602184 S Children Grass Summer Spring Feet PlayingAsk friends who are parents and they’ll tell you, raising a child is no walk in the park. It seems like the work is never ending and there are so many things to keep track of to make sure that they grow up happy and healthy. At Clark Podiatry Center, we want to help make that process a bit easier. Here’s a little cheat sheet…

Why Do Corns & Calluses Keep Coming Back?

58286020 Painful Corn On Foot. Close UpCan’t you just get out the root?” is a regular question patients ask when they return for a 2nd, 3rd, 4 visit (or more) over time to relieve their painful corns and calluses. Unfortunately, corns and calluses don’t work that way and there’s a reason for that.  Let’s get to the “root” of the matter. First, there is no difference between a corn and a…