Category: Common Foot Conditions

When Arthritis Hits Your Big Toe

Tens of millions of adults suffer from some sort of arthritis. Arthritis is a general term for any sort of pain or stiffness in a joint. When it hits your big toe, movement can become severely limited. If you were to ask anyone with arthritis in their big toe, you’d learn that it really hurts […]

Who Gets Warts and Why?

A wart on your foot is called a plantar wart – but it’s only one of several different kinds of warts. The one thing that all warts have in common is this: they’re all caused by the human papillomavirus, also known as HPV. HPV has been in the news a lot in recent years because […]

Got Questions about Psoriasis? We’ve Got Answers

If you’ve got psoriasis, you’re already aware of how difficult a disease it can be. If you’re not quite sure what psoriasis is all about, there’s no better time to learn – because August is Psoriasis Awareness Month. Let’s take a look at psoriasis by answering some frequently asked questions: What is psoriasis? Psoriasis is […]

Beware the Public Shower Stall

Germs – they’re everywhere, right? How many bacteria are lurking on your phone screen right now? How about your keyboard? And just who’s been touching your computer mouse lately? There’s another common spot in which germs love to live and multiply: the shower stall. Fungi especially enjoy a warm, moist environment, so unless you’re in […]

A Pain in the Heel

At one time or another, most adults will experience some sort of heel pain. In our experience here at Clifton Foot & Ankle Center, the majority of our patients with heel pain are suffering from plantar fasciitis. Plantar fasciitis is an inflammation of the plantar fascia, which is the ligament that runs from the base […]

4 Questions You Shouldn’t Be Afraid to Ask a Podiatrist

Let’s face it: we’ve all had medical questions lurking around our heads that we’re afraid to speak out loud for fear of sounding dumb, ignorant, old-fashioned, inexperienced, late to the party — however your particular fear feels to you! Dr. Kenneth R. Wilhelm, our board-certified podiatrist here at Clifton Foot & Ankle Center, says “Fear […]

Watch Out for This Common Overuse Injury

Last week, we wrote about the benefits of exercise – especially hoping to motivate anyone who’s spent the winter as a couch potato. This week, a specific word of warning: Don’t do too much too soon! The warmer temps of spring might make you feel like jumping off the couch and running a 5K, but […]

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