Ending the Year on the Right Foot

7744537 S End Of Year December CalenderHow do you want to end the year? The Clark Podiatry team would like to see our patients bring in the new year with healthy, happy feet. We hope we have served you and your family well this year. Our goal is to keep you walking. As we prepare for 2022, here are three things you can do right now. End the year well while…

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…

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…

Mama and Baby’s Feet During Pregnancy

52444143 Pregnant Woman Massaging Her Tired Feet On CouchDuring pregnancy, many things change. Your body reacts to the internal and external environment differently. And as the body begins to prepare for the last few months of pregnancy and giving birth, it retains more fluids and even allows for bones to shift. It’s amazing what the body is capable of doing!   Here’s what to look for during pregnancy, for baby and mama’s feet.…

Achilles Tendonitis: Symptoms, Causes, Risk Factors

18448338 3d Rendered Illustration Of The Achilles TendonDid you know that the Achilles tendon (strong fibrous tissue that attaches the calf muscle to the back of the heel bone) is the largest tendon in the body? Without proper functioning Achilles tendons, we wouldn’t be able to walk or run! And because it is so involved in our daily lives as well as in the movements that playing sports entails, it’s also one…

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…

High Fashion Footwear May Come with a High Price

While high heel shoes may look stylish or complement your favorite outfit, they are rarely the best option for a woman’s feet. According to a study by the American Podiatric Medical Association, 39 percent of women wear high heels every day; of the women who wear heels daily, three out of four reported foot problems. Despite the numbers, many women continue to underestimate the health…