Strive for Stronger Bones in 2020

42219630 Medical Accurate Illustration Of The Foot MusclesYour New Year’s Resolutions list may be longer than you’d like, but here’s one more goal: strengthen your bones. That’s right — just like you want to strengthen your muscles. Stronger bones help with coordination and balance. They also help to reduce injuries, like a fracture, after a fall or a trip. Dr. Brandon A. Macy of Clark Podiatry Center is here to help you…

Building Strong Bones in Children

28209717 S Strong Bones Child Boy Exercise Playing Outdoors PlaygroundWith Spring here, physical activity will be on the rise especially for your children. With this comes the possibility of strains and injuries especially to a child’s feet. Much of this will depend on just how strong their bones are, a critical issue for foot health, but how do we ensure their bones are in the best shape? One of the most important factors in…

Osteoporosis and Your Feet

51272492 Yoga Senior Diabetes Woman Feet SFor Bone and Joint Action Week (Oct. 12th-20th) we thought it might be a good time to talk about how osteoporosis can affect your feet and ankles. After all, your feet have 26 bones each! As you get older, your bones begin to absorb calcium at a slower rate. For those who experience calcium loss at a faster rate than its absorption, it’s likely that…