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.…

It’s American Heart Month

February Is American Heart Month. Template For Background, Banner, Card, Poster With Text Inscription. Vector Eps10 Illustration.What’s holding you back from moving? During the month of February, Dr. Brandon A. Macy and his team at Clark Podiatry Center are celebrating American Heart Month, and all of the benefits of a healthy heart, including the ones to your feet and ankles. While many people know that getting up and moving a bit more is a great first step, they are being held…

Do’s and Don’ts for Good Foot Care

21315879 Happy FamilyWhat enables you to get up in the morning, go to work, play with your children, dance, shop, and enjoy nearly every other activity? Your feet, of course! At Clark Podiatry Center, we want all of our patients to enjoy an active and healthy life, and that requires patients to take good care of their feet. There are many simple steps you can take today…

How Walking Effects Your Health and Your Feet

15562790 Older Casual Couple Sitting In The Grass OutdoorsWalking is a basic human activity and has been for centuries. As we make our way to and from destinations, it is estimated that an average person takes 7,500 steps in a day, and if you live to the age of 80, you will likely take close to 216,000,000 steps. Considering this, keeping an eye on your foot health is very important. Some of the…

Foot Health and Aging: How to Keep Your Feet Supporting You for Life

24 Foot Health And AgingWith age, many people experience changes in their feet. This may include a change in their shape; a loss of the fatty pads that cushion the bottom of the feet; thinner, drier skin and brittle nails; and even arthritis. As the feet change, they also naturally develop more problems. But aching feet are not a natural part of growing old or something to be tolerated.…