Having Big Toe Pain Isn’t a Crime

We like to think we’re a little bit like detectives here at Clifton Foot & Ankle Center. When you come into our Fairfax County podiatry office complaining of big toe pain, for example, Dr. Kenneth R. Wilhelm does as any good detective would do: He asks about the events leading up to the “crime:” when […]

What Happens When Irritation Hits a Nerve?

What do shoes that pinch, socks that rub, and running a marathon have in common? They’re all examples of things that can irritate the skin on your feet and form visible lesions such as blisters, rashes, corns, and calluses. But there are times when irritation isn’t just skin deep. Pressure or irritation can also affect […]

10 Health Problems Your Feet Can Reveal

Just as your eyes provide “windows to the soul,” your feet are windows to bodily diseases. Podiatrist Kenneth R. Wilhelm, DPM of Clifton Foot & Ankle Center is well qualified to recognize the warning signs of these 10 general health problems that your feet may provide. Diabetes. If you come to our Fairfax County podiatry […]

4 Back-to-School Habits for Healthy Feet

Foot health is important to overall health, even for children. We at Clifton Foot & Ankle Center in Fairfax County, Virginia encourage parents to teach children a healthy respect for their feet. During this exciting time of new classrooms, teachers, and friends, encourage your child to establish some new habits for maintaining healthy feet: Keep […]

3 Ways to Celebrate I Love My Feet Day

Every year on August 17, Dr. Kenneth R. Wilhelm of Clifton Foot & Ankle Center joins other podiatrists in Fairfax County in celebrating National I Love My Feet Day. Feet work hard every day, but most people don’t think about them a whole lot until they hurt. Part of our job as foot doctors is […]

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