Horrifying Toe Symptoms

66207869 S Laser Surgery Toenail Fungus Doctor Foot ToeAt Clark Podiatry Center, we know it’s the time of year for ghoulish costumes and horror movies, but ghastly toe troubles are definitely something patients do not enjoy. We often take our toes for granted until something goes wrong. Below are some common toe problems and their sometimes gruesome symptoms. Ingrown Toenails—this insidious condition can develop slowly, almost without you realizing it, until you start…

Do’s and Don’ts for Good Foot Care

21315879 Happy FamilyWhat enables you to get up in the morning, go to work, play with your children, dance, shop, and enjoy nearly every other activity? Your feet, of course! At Clark Podiatry Center, we want all of our patients to enjoy an active and healthy life, and that requires patients to take good care of their feet. There are many simple steps you can take today…

Choosing the Right Footwear for Sports

38906006 S Shoes Lace Color Shoes Hand Pick A ShoeOne of the most important pieces of equipment an athlete can have is proper footwear. Whether its baseball, basketball, football or soccer or any other sport, wearing the right footwear is key to performance. Choose something that is not fitted properly or suited for your sport and you will have trouble competing.   No matter what sport you compete in, you will want to visit…

The Importance of Proper Stretching for Physical Activities

2557515 1920 Cold Workout Stretching Feet Weather Excerising JacketAs a former athlete, it was always important to stretch before competing. Coaches stressed it and so did trainers to make sure muscles warmed up and to lessen the possibility we’d pull or strain them. Of course, being in good shape also helped, but stretching probably prevented a lot of unnecessary injuries. But what is a good stretch and how do we do it? One…

How Walking Effects Your Health and Your Feet

15562790 Older Casual Couple Sitting In The Grass OutdoorsWalking is a basic human activity and has been for centuries. As we make our way to and from destinations, it is estimated that an average person takes 7,500 steps in a day, and if you live to the age of 80, you will likely take close to 216,000,000 steps. Considering this, keeping an eye on your foot health is very important. Some of the…