Author: Clifton Foot & Ankle

Make an Informed Decision to Have Foot or Ankle Surgery

When it comes to foot pain and suffering, there may come a time when a person must admit that what they’re doing isn’t working. That even though they’ve followed their doctor’s advice to a “T” – taken the proper medications, worn the boot for as many weeks as recommended, purchased special footwear and orthotics, performed […]

Give Us a Fracture

What’s that old joke? — “A man walks into a bar…” There is, of course, a vast repertoire of endings to this classic, but we heard one the other day that had a neat, one-liner twist: A synonym strolls into a tavern. Okay, maybe it’s meant just for English majors? Well, it got us here […]

4 Rare Diseases of the Foot

Rare Disease Day rolls around at the very end of this odd month with only 28 days. One could argue that it should fall on February 29, since that’s an even rarer day; but if that were the case, we’d miss an annual opportunity to call your attention to some interesting foot conditions. It’s easy […]


At Clifton Foot & Ankle Center, we specialize in keeping your feet and ankles healthy. But that’s not all we’re interested in. We want you to keep your whole body in tip-top shape, and this month, it’s all about your heart. Why the heart? Well, February is American Heart Month, so heart health is naturally […]

Does Your Child Have Flat Feet?

If your child is an infant, he definitely has flat feet! All babies are born with extra fat even in their feet so it looks like they have no arch (that space between the ground and the inside middle of your foot when you’re standing up). By the time they’re about 5 or 6 years […]

5 Tips for Buying Shoes

What could there possibly be to say about buying shoes – you go to the store, you pick out something you like, find your size, maybe you try them on, they look pretty good, you take a quick walk up and down the aisle, you pay and walk out. Your closet’s full of shoes, you […]

Interesting Facts About Raynaud’s Disease

There’s a particular group of maladies that are named after the person who first “discovered” them. One of these is Raynaud’s disease, also called Raynaud’s phenomenon or Raynaud’s syndrome. A. G. Maurice Raynaud was the 19th-century French physician who first took a group of symptoms that affect mainly the fingers and toes, and named them […]

Foot Problems Can Require Surgery

If you have chronic pain in your toes, heel, ankle, or anywhere else on your foot, what can you do about it? One of the smartest things you can do is to get an evaluation as soon as possible by an expert in all things “feet.” You need a foot doctor and in northern Virginia […]

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