Keeping Your Feet Safe While at Home

32504307 S Wool Socks Woman Coffee FeetWe’re all spending much more time at home these days as we seek to limit the spread of the coronavirus. While we work from home, keep up with our children, or step outside for a moment, it’s still important to protect our feet. Clark Podiatry Center has a few safety tips that you and your family can practice during this time. Healthy feet and ankles…

Tips for Healthier Feet in the New Year

34580064 Feet Of A Family Sticking Out From The QuiltThe holidays are coming to a close, and now it’s time to ring in the New Year! Whether you’re staying home with family or celebrating with friends at a party, remember to stay safe and keep your feet comfortable. After all, they’ve worked hard for you all year in 2018! So how will you keep them healthy and in tip-top shape in the New Year?…

5 Reasons You Should Visit A Podiatrist

152 1527174770 5reasonpodSome people have a limited idea of what a podiatrist does (“I didn’t know you take care of that!”) and as a result are surprised about what help is available for people of all ages.  Here’s a list of reasons it’s best to see your favorite podiatrist. Pain.  Pain is never normal—heel pain, arch pain, painful bunions, hammertoes, corns and calluses. Skin conditions.  Warts, rashes,…

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…

Bone and Joint Awareness

42560268 Digital Composite Of Highlighted Bones Of Man On TreadmillIf you’ve been reading our blog posts, you may remember that we have 26 bones, 33 joints, and more than 100 muscles, tendons and ligaments in each foot (including the ankle). That’s a lot of moving parts that can be affected by musculoskeletal diseases such as arthritis or osteoporosis. That’s why we are taking part in raising awareness, as part of Bone and Joint Action…

New Year’s Resolutions for Your Feet

19260710 S Feet Pain Massaging Hands ToesLose weight. Learn to cook healthy. Try something new every day. These are all great resolutions to have as we begin the New Year! Each year, many people embark on the goal of getting into shape, but many people end up stopping because of lack of motivation, or worse, injury. We at Clark Podiatry Center want you to get this year started safely and successfully!…

It’s World PB&J Day!

45840649 S Feet Warts CloudsOK. So it’s not peanut butter & jelly day, but the other PB&J day – World Pediatric Bone and Joint Day! October 19th celebrates and raises awareness for bone and joint health in children and youth. At Clark Podiatry Center, we want to do our part by giving you some tips about healthy pediatric bone and joint growth. Remember that for children, prevention and early…

Tips To Keep Your Feet in Tip-Top Shape

Let’s face it. Our feet are on the lowest part of our bodies and we often forget about them. Feet are one of the most neglected body parts and we really underestimate the importance of having clean and healthy feet. This is especially true in children and men who are not accustomed to wearing open-toed pumps, strappy heels, sandals or feet baring flip flops. Women’s…

Where Did My Athlete’s Foot Come From?

I Love Your Feet By Delicate65Athletes Foot , also known as tinea pedis, is a superficial fungal infection of the skin.  It is the same fungus that is in tinea cruris (jock itch) and can also appear on the scalp or hands.  Often, the fungal infection can spread into the toenails, where it is especially difficult to treat. Some people believe that athlete’s foot only occurs between the toes or…

Beautify Your Feet for the Summer

25.beautifyyourfeetThe summertime is a great time to show off your new sandals and allow your feet to breathe. But since the warmer months can be rough on your feet, it’s important to give your feet a little extra care to keep them looking great and feeling healthy. Here are a few tips from Clark Podiatry Center for keeping your feet in tip-top shape during the…