10 Quick, Healthy Lunch Ideas You Need Right Now

  Does a healthy lunch take a back seat in your new, quarantined life? Do you tend to grab what’s available instead of what’ll fuel you through the rest of your day? We understand. These days of social isolation, constant Zooming, and guiding kids through distance learning are stressful. The last thing you need is […]

A New Glossary in Time of Pandemic

Have you been scratching your head at all the new vocabulary being tossed around during the current pandemic? For example, what is “herd immunity”? At Clifton Foot & Ankle Center, we’re aware that we sometimes toss out podiatric medical terms that we need to explain to our patients. Likewise, we hope to take the mystery […]

4 Simple Ways to Stay Active While Social Distancing

We’re seeing signs that social distancing in the U.S. is doing its job of slowing down the spread of COVID-19. Unfortunately, it’s also slowed down many people’s commitment to being physically active. Even if you were never a big exerciser, you probably moved around a lot more before the shutdown. But there is good news […]

Doctors Reveal a Suspected New Symptom of COVID-19

Doctors have recently learned that a person’s feet may offer valuable clues about who is infected with the novel coronavirus. COVID-19 tests have come back positive for people with red, purple, or bluish lesions on their feet or toes. These are some facts about “COVID toes” as we understand them right now: Patches of red, […]

Learn to Cook at Home

Social distancing is a good thing for flattening the curve and helping to reduce the spread of the coronavirus. But it can also be a good thing to learn a new skill, such as cooking. Cooking is a fantastic skill to have for many reasons: Cooking at home is healthier and cheaper than eating at […]

Does Your Foot Pain Need Treatment or Can it Wait?

During this troubling COVID-19 pandemic, we at Clifton Foot & Ankle Center suspect that many of our patients have had to grapple with a unique question: what is non-essential medical care? Should you keep that appointment for your annual physical? Must you go to this month’s post-operative checkup or can you put it off? Now […]

All About Toenail Fungus

Well, if you cringed just a little bit reading that headline, you’re not alone. People don’t love talking about their fungal nail infections. Even more, they prefer to keep them completely hidden, even from doctors. We get it; infected nails aren’t pretty. But they’re not going away anytime soon if you do nothing about them. […]

What to Do When Feet Go Snap, Crackle, Pop

A few weeks ago, Britney Spears brought new meaning to the phrase “pop star” when she broke a metatarsal bone in her foot while practicing a dance routine. The incident was caught on tape, and you can hear the bone make a loud popping noise. You can google it if you’re not squeamish about hearing […]

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