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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 […]

How to Test Yourself for Flat Feet

Flat feet have a very little arch or no arch at all. If you’re not sure if your feet are flat, here’s a simple test you can do at home: Find a smooth, flat surface such as a concrete sidewalk or a paved driveway. You can also use a plain piece of cardboard or colored […]

Add These Superfoods to Your Diet

For the last few weeks, we’ve been celebrating National Blueberry Month here at Clifton Foot & Ankle Center. Even though we’re saying goodbye to July, we encourage our patients to carry the celebration into the rest of the summer and beyond. Blueberries, one of nature’s superfoods, can inspire us to keep eating healthy foods all […]

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