Don’t Forget to Follow-up

Female Feet And Soles Of The Heel With Heel Pain In Adults And TDecember is here, and we will soon be welcoming 2021.  At Clark Podiatry Center, we’re encouraging our patients to make time for their feet and ankles this month. It’s time to address ongoing issues or new symptoms. Now is not the time to ignore your discomfort and bring it into the next year. We’re here to help you keep walking. Here are three types of…

Identifying and Treating Foot Fractures

9810485 M Back To School Soccer Children PlayingWith fall on its way, some new sports will soon come into season. Long-distance running, football, soccer, and basketball are all sports which at one time or another may cause the athlete to put a lot of weight on their feet and can cause a fracture. Often associated with falls, twisting or a high impact of a foot against a hard surface, a fracture of…

Nixing a Nagging Neuroma

16911785 Morton NeuromaThere are many things that can cause pain in your feet. One is called a Neuroma. A Neuroma is the thickening of the skin and irritation of a nerve between your toes. Neuromas can affect the ball of your feet and is usually found between your 3rd and 4th toes. This is also called Morton’s Neuroma. Symptoms of a Neuroma include: Feeling like you have…

How to Massage Your Feet

13367392 Studio Shot Of A Young Woman Massaging Her Right FootWhen it comes to having healthy feet, besides regularly seeing your podiatrist, you may want to take a few minutes to give them a good massage. This would be especially rewarding after a long day at work or athletic activity. You don’t have to be a professional masseuse to make your feet feel better. This you can do on your own and in your home.…

Morton’s Neuroma – Ball of Foot Pain

16911785 Morton NeuromaA neuroma is a condition in which the tissue around a nerve becomes thickened. You might have a neuroma in your foot if you: feel like you want to remove a small stone that you keep stepping on, but when you take your shoes off, it’s never there. feel like you have a pinched nerve in the ball of your foot. have burning pain, numbness,…

Is Sesamoiditis to Blame for Foot Pain?

47923217 Man's Hand Being Massaged A FootDid you know that you have 2 small pea-sized bones near your big toe joint that are not connected to any other bones? Don’t worry; it’s not as weird as it sounds. They are not just floating around in your feet, but rather, connected to the tendons. Yes, every time you move your big toe up and down and take a step, your tendons are…

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…

Children’s Sports Injuries: Stress Fractures

36974049 Feet Of Gymnast On Balance BeamWhile it is good for team building and socializing, there are also negative foot health effects for having children play sports starting at a young age. This is especially true for children and teenagers that specialize in one sport, repeating specific movements that include high-impact jumping or running. Sports like basketball, track, tennis, and gymnastics can lead to overuse injuries like stress fractures and tendonitis.…

Teenage Foot Pain

For growing children and teenagers, an often-overlooked issue is foot pain. However, what you may not realize is that foot health is very important to overall growth and development. Foot and ankle issues that are left untreated during teenage years can cause other issues down the line. So you might be concerned that as many as 60% of teenagers live with some kind of foot…

Biofreeze to Relieve Pain

BiofreezeBiofreeze is a topical analgesic that is an integral part of the treatment necessary to getting you out of pain and back to running and playing your sport. Clark Podiatry Center is a distributor for Biofreeze and makes the products easily available to both patients and non-patients alike. Just give us a call at 732-382-3470, stop in, and let the pain relief begin. Click on…