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10 Ways Dogs Help Keep Humans Healthy

August 26 is National Dog Day! At Clifton Foot & Ankle Center, we’re honoring the many ways that a dog really is “man’s best friend,” especially for all the health benefits they offer to us humans. Numerous studies conclude – and plenty of people will tell you from experience – that dogs Reduce loneliness and […]

Who Should You Go See for Foot Pain?

Did you happen to hear about Washington Nationals pitcher Sean Doolittle’s problem with his toe? According to reports in the press, Doolittle began to feel discomfort in one of his toes in early July but continued to play ball. His pain got worse and doctors ordered an MRI, which showed a neuroma – a pinched nerve […]

Stretch Your Way to Better Health

Today, Dr. Kenneth R. Wilhelm of Clifton Foot & Ankle Center is putting the focus on a relatively easy way to improve your overall health. Stretching your body is something that most people can do wherever they find themselves – at home, in a hotel room, in the office break room, or on the beach. […]

Keep Kids Safe When Mowing the Lawn

The statistics on kids getting injured during the summertime can be startling. The National Safe Kids Campaign asserts that May, June, July, and August are the most dangerous months of the year for kids, with injuries from all sorts of outdoor activities around the water like boating, swimming, tubing, and water skiing, as well as […]

Easy Strategies to Drink More Water

Water. It’s not the fountain of youth, but in many ways, it’s the fountain of good health. Our bodies are made up of between 50% and 60% water, depending on your individual makeup, and we’re constantly losing it through bodily waste, through our skin, and through our breathing. If you want to keep the very […]

5 Health Tips for Men

Men, women, children, senior citizens – they’ve all got feet, and Dr. Kenneth R. Wilhelm treats all of them here at Clifton Foot & Ankle Center. Since June is Men’s Health Month, we want to focus today on how men in particular can keep their whole bodies healthy. What’s good for the rest of your […]

Is Your Back Pain Coming from Your Feet?

When you’ve got lower back pain, it can seem like it comes out of nowhere. You haven’t bent over and felt a tweak, you didn’t take a fall, and you can’t remember a specific event that threw your back out of whack. It could be your feet. Making the foot-back pain connection Think about it: […]

A Smartphone Appreciation Moment

Have you ever stopped to think about the myriad ways in which we use our smartphones? We’re willing to bet that you’ve used it in the past couple of weeks alone as a dictionary alarm clock roadmap pedometer calendar notebook library newspaper photo album stopwatch And a telephone, of course – and the list goes […]

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