Protect Your Feet from Frostbite

FrostbiteWhen body tissues are harmed after being exposed to freezing conditions, it can result in frostbite, a possibly irreversible condition. Frostbite is more likely to occur in the winter, in windy conditions, and at high elevations. Skin exposed to cold temperatures or water can freeze, causing the common but frequently ignored condition of frostbite. Numbness, swelling, blisters, and blackened skin are some of the signs…

What Do You Know About Your Thyroid?

In less than 2 minutes, could you tell us about your thyroid — and its importance? From the location to the size to potential problems, tell us your confidence level to lead the conversation. Well, now is the perfect time to brush up on some skills. January is Thyroid Awareness Month. We’re here to help. Let’s talk about the hormone-producing gland that plays a role…

Managing Raynaud’s

Coffee MorningOctober is Raynaud’s Awareness Month. What do you know about this condition that affects 5-10 percent of Americans? The disorder is a response to cold or stress, and the results are an interruption to the blood vessels to different parts of the body, including your feet and toes. Dr. Brandon A. Macy at Clark Podiatry Center knows that the experience, also known as an attack,…