Category: Exercise

What You Need to Know about Athlete’s Foot

The first thing to know about athlete’s foot is that it’s not just for athletes. Anyone can get it! Athlete’s foot is a fungal infection that usually crops up in between your toes. However, it can spread to other parts of the foot. What fungus are we talking about? Well, there are many different strains […]

Best Exercises for Diabetics

Diabetes is a disease very familiar to podiatrist Kenneth R. Wilhelm, DPM. Many of our patients here at Clifton Foot & Ankle Center come in on a regular basis for diabetic foot care, such as full foot checks and nail clipping. Our patients know that even a small problem with their feet can easily and […]

Physical Fitness and Your Child’s Feet

Parents: if there was something that you could give your children that would make them… a). improve their school attendance b). perform better in school c). improve their behavior …would it make you stand up and say “I’ll take some of that!”? Well, researchers at the Department of Health and Human Services have determined that […]

Preparing for Hiking

It’s spring and the temperatures in our D.C. area are steadily climbing. What a great time of year to get out and do a bit of climbing yourself. There are some beautiful hiking trails in our Centreville, Virginia area and some compelling reasons to get out and walk them. Hiking can Give you a break […]

5 Indoor Exercises to Stay Fit

Now that the weather is colder, it may be a little more difficult to get your exercise in if you’re used to exercising outside. But don’t worry, there’s many ways you can keep in shape without stepping out of your house! Here are a few ways you can maintain your fitness while the weather is […]

5 Ways to Encourage Your Child to be Active

These days it’s common to see kids glued to a screen instead of running around outside. Videos and games have replaced outdoor exploration and simple social games. Kids are showing higher rates of obesity and other health issues. Also, being active isn’t just physically healthy, it’s also mentally healthy as well. Here’s a few things […]

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