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Got Neuropathy? Choose the Right Footwear

Peripheral neuropathy is a condition that many diabetics will suffer at some point during the course of their disease. Even if you’re doing an excellent job of maintaining proper blood glucose levels, the unfortunate truth is that neuropathy is most likely going to catch up with you. The longer you’ve had diabetes, the greater your […]

What to Expect of Your Feet When You’re Expecting

Stop what you’re doing for just a second and make a mental note of the effects of pregnancy on most women. Close your eyes aaaand….go! Okay – you probably came up with fatigue and morning sickness, maybe general nausea for the first three months. Growing belly. Good appetite. Moodiness. What else? How about foot pain? […]

Preparing for Hiking

It’s spring and the temperatures in our D.C. area are steadily climbing. What a great time of year to get out and do a bit of climbing yourself. There are some beautiful hiking trails in our Centreville, Virginia area and some compelling reasons to get out and walk them. Hiking can Give you a break […]

Turning Good Nutrition into Family Fun

All of us at Clifton Foot & Ankle Center are concerned about your overall health and that’s why we’re letting you know that March is National Nutrition Month. Eating well and getting the right nutrients isn’t as hard as you might think. In fact, it can be fun. If you follow these methods for eating […]

Overcoming Chronic Ankle Instability

The word “chronic” refers to something that’s persistent and ongoing. Wordsmiths and other lovers of language might note that “chronic” comes from the Greek word “chronos,” meaning “time.” Dr. Kenneth R. Wilhelm of Clifton Foot & Ankle Center in Centreville, VA notes that over time, that ankle that’s been constantly bothering you can really interfere […]

Conservative Treatment Comes First

If you saw a mouse scurrying across your kitchen counter, you’d probably take some steps to get rid of it. You could set a trap. You could call an exterminator. Call your neighbor for help (could be faster than the exterminator). Get a cat. These are all reasonable things to do. What you probably wouldn’t […]

Conquering Turf Toe

Even though the Atlanta Falcons couldn’t hang on to their halftime lead in Super Bowl LI, they made some amazing plays that we won’t easily forget. How about wide receiver Julio Jones? – he looked like he was defying the laws of physics when he caught the ball and landed just within bounds, gripping the […]

Best Winter Foods to Keep you Healthy

During the winter, a lot of the vibrant colors we see in the supermarket during the spring and summer months are no longer there. There are a lot of fruits and vegetables that are available, but it may not be the best season to enjoy them. Here is a guide for eating healthy foods during […]

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