Category: Foot Care

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 […]

6 Ways a Podiatrist Can Improve Your Sports Performance

Runners, walkers, tennis players, track and field enthusiasts, basketball and baseball players can all agree: your feet take a beating during all those workouts, games, matches, and triathlons. In order to stay healthy and competitive, you’ve got to make an effort to give your feet the care and attention they deserve. A podiatrist specializes in […]

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