Category: Foot Care

Holiday Shopping Made Easy on Your Feet

You’ve got a lot on your to-do list when it comes to planning for the holidays: food for the party? Check. Greeting cards purchased? Check. Affordable gifts for all the siblings, children, and in-laws? Check. And unless you’re doing all your shopping online, you’re going to be doing a lot of running around from place […]

Food Swapping Strategies for Good Health

November is Diabetes Awareness Month. Northern Virginia podiatrist Dr. Kenneth R. Wilhelm wants to play a part in raising awareness of this potentially devastating disease. One way we can do that is to remind you of ways you can reduce your risk. One very specific strategy you can use is to focus on food swapping. […]

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. […]

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 […]

Spring into Spring With Healthy Feet

Spring could not seem further away for those of us in Fairfax County, Virginia. The vernal equinox came in right on the heels of a winter storm warning, and we thought we heard people all over DC are yelling “Snow way!” or something like that. Yes – Snow just won’t leave us alone. Well, the […]

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