When to Call Your Podiatrist

39966323 S Smart Phone Call Doctor Feet Woman SittingOne of the most common and taken for granted parts of the body is our feet. Maybe it’s because we use them every day without thinking that we just don’t always put a lot of emphasis on them. The truth of the matter, though, is that our feet are one of the most important parts of our body. Without them we’d be stationary, a condition…

Toe Exercises for the Family

40283038 S Feet Blanket Family FeetLooking for another way to spend family time together? It might sound strange, but how about a night of foot fitness? Yep, you read that right. Specifically, we want to focus on exercising the toes. It’s not a body part you usually think about when working out, such as the biceps or abs, but strengthening the toes are just as important. Why should we exercise…

Turkey Trot Prep

20183914 S Running Sneakers WorkoutThanksgiving is a time of family and reflecting on what we are thankful for. It’s also time for lots and lots of delicious food! Then, there’s the thought of feeling guilty for all the calories consumed. So how do you remedy this? Exercise! And what better way to do this than to sign up for a Turkey Trot? An annual event, it is a great…

Gearing up for Fall Sports

Football Players Sport Team Helmet Field Athlete Child Uniform Running Outdoors 1623018 SFor kids and adults alike, autumn weather signals another opportunity to engage in sports. The daytime provides the warmth for outdoor time, and in the evening, the cooler weather prevents folks from overheating as they train. Footwear choices are changing from flip-flops and sandals to walking shoes, flats, and boots. With all the changes (including the colors of the leaves), it gives an opportunity to…

Make a Resolution To Take Better Care of Your Feet

If you’re like most Americans, you’ve made a few resolutions as we begin 2016. Some are easy to keep – like keeping your house neater – while others are very difficult and require a lot of commitment – for example, quitting smoking or joining a health club. But here’s one resolution that is easy to accomplish and that will also improve your health and wellbeing…

Choose Children’s Athletic Shoes Carefully

Unless your child is a swimmer or perhaps a gymnast, well-fitting athletic shoes are essential for every sport. At Clark Podiatry we know how important it is to choose the right shoes for athletics based both on the needs of each activity and your child’s specific foot. Your child’s natural movement and physical development will be restricted by shoes that are poorly shaped, inflexible or…

Top 25 Foot Facts

Let’s learn about our feet. We all take our feet for granted and truly do not comprehend their importance. Our feet get us from point A to point B, they walk, they stomp, they run, they skip, they climb and they jog. They do so much for us each day of our lives but we know so little about our feet and how they do…