Healthy Feet in the New Year

Now is the time to ponder over some new resolutions for the new year. Improving your physical and mental well-being is a common resolution. Most people, according to podiatrists, overlook their foot health until they experience a problem. Your general health will benefit from maintaining good and healthy feet. To improve your health and fitness, start small and work your way up. So, in order…

Cold Weather Tips for Diabetic Feet

DiabeticsControlling blood sugar is particularly difficult during the winter season. With the upcoming holiday season and feasting, it can be challenging to keep your blood glucose within normal limits. People with diabetes need to be extra careful about their foot health. Here are a few tips for diabetics to follow during the winter season for better foot health. Daily foot inspection. Diabetic patients should develop…

Men’s Foot Care: Start This Month

June is Men’s Health Month, and we want to talk about foot care. A healthy foot care routine has positive benefits for boys and men, too. Dr. Brandon A. Macy at Clark Podiatry Center knows you can prevent many foot problems, starting with a few helpful practices at home. He wants to share three ways men and boys can practically care for their feet this…

Signs You May Be Missing

Uh oh! Could you be missing some important details while doing your daily foot inspections? April is National Foot Health Awareness Month, and we think it’s time to talk more about this topic. Whether you are new to foot inspections or have been doing them for years, we hope this post encourages you to do your best inspection every time. Dr. Brandon A. Macy at …

Ending the Year on the Right Foot

7744537 S End Of Year December CalenderHow do you want to end the year? The Clark Podiatry team would like to see our patients bring in the new year with healthy, happy feet. We hope we have served you and your family well this year. Our goal is to keep you walking. As we prepare for 2022, here are three things you can do right now. End the year well while…

Summer and Diabetic Foot Care

1577059 M Vacation Ocean Beach Father SonDon’t let diabetes get you down this summer! Dr. Brandon A. Macy is here to help you enjoy the family vacation, summer sports, and beach trips without complications to your foot and ankle health. Here are some tips to take along this summer. Share these helpful recommendations with your family and friends, too. Infection and dangerous blood sugar levels are concerning for patients with diabetes,…

How Smoking Harms Your Heart — and Your Feet

40893564 Close Up Of Pack Full Of Cigarettes With One Cigarette ChosenWhat is our top recommendation to a patient who smokes? Stop. This habit is harmful to your health overall, including your heart — and your feet. February is American Heart Month, and the Clark Podiatry Center team is reminding patients of the dangers of smoking. With each cigarette, you are increasing your risk for health complications. In the United States, cigarette smoking causes about 1…

Don’t Forget to Follow-up

Female Feet And Soles Of The Heel With Heel Pain In Adults And TDecember is here, and we will soon be welcoming 2021.  At Clark Podiatry Center, we’re encouraging our patients to make time for their feet and ankles this month. It’s time to address ongoing issues or new symptoms. Now is not the time to ignore your discomfort and bring it into the next year. We’re here to help you keep walking. Here are three types of…

When Little Feet Hurt

25646873 Close Up Barefoot Girl Standing On Wooden Floor From AboveIt’s easy to forget, but children can have foot pain, too. In fact, undiagnosed pain can have lasting consequences on the future health and development of their feet. We’re in the business of keeping you walking, and that includes your children. Here are a few questions to consider as your child moves from one shoe size to the next. Dr. Brandon A. Macy and his…

Understanding the Shoe

Elderly Woman Putting On ShoesHave you ever wondered about the parts that make up a shoe? Around here, we think it’s important that you become a confident shoe shopper so that you can make the best decisions for the health and comfort of your feet. Let’s talk about the five major components of a shoe and how you can use this information during your next shoe shopping trip. Dr.…