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…

Keeping Your Feet Safe While at Home

32504307 S Wool Socks Woman Coffee FeetWe’re all spending much more time at home these days as we seek to limit the spread of the coronavirus. While we work from home, keep up with our children, or step outside for a moment, it’s still important to protect our feet. Clark Podiatry Center has a few safety tips that you and your family can practice during this time. Healthy feet and ankles…

Are You Ready for Spring Sports?

39482245 Unrecognizable Injured Runner Sitting On A Wooden Floor BackgroundWinter is almost over, and soon springtime weather will be inviting us out to play our favorite sports. Longer days with even more sunshine welcome fun activities for you and your family. Before you jump into a new sport or dust off your shoes from last spring, Dr. Brandon A. Macy and his team at Clark Podiatry Center have a few questions to ask before…

Meet Your Podiatrist in 2020

10542815 Perfect Circle Of Legs Isolated, Concept With Copy SpaceWe recently shared advice on ways to begin 2020 with better feet. This new year is also a great time to share a bit more about our office, and how we can help with your foot and ankle needs. Dr. Brandon A. Macy of Clark Podiatry Center is all about working with you and providing resources to keep you walking. Here are some services that…

Treating Toenail Fungus

12433616 Foot With Fungal Toe Nail InfectionOf the many conditions a person can have regarding their feet, one often ignored is toenail fungus. Maybe because it is such a basic problem that it is often considered normal. But having toenail fungus is certainly not a normal, or at least, a healthy condition as it can easily lead to athlete’s foot. So, what is toenail fungus and what does it look like? …

When to Call Your Podiatrist

39966323 S Smart Phone Call Doctor Feet Woman SittingOne of the most common and taken for granted parts of the body is our feet. Maybe it’s because we use them every day without thinking that we just don’t always put a lot of emphasis on them. The truth of the matter, though, is that our feet are one of the most important parts of our body. Without them we’d be stationary, a condition…

Treating Turf Toe

16911809 Turf ToeWith school starting, our children will be competing in a variety of fall sports. One issue that will unfortunately pop up will be something called turf toe. What is turf toe? Turf toe is when the main joint of the big toe is sprained. While a relatively recent injury, it usually occurs when an athlete plants their foot on artificial turf and overextends his big…

Treating Toe Walking in Children: What to Do?

33236630 Little Girl Reaching UpMany children’s foot conditions will correct themselves as their bodies grow into themselves and muscles and bones stretch. Some though, if they persist, need to be addressed. Toe walking is one. What is toe walking? Just that. When the child walks only on their toes and doesn’t roll the foot to the ball. This is usually prevalent when they begin to walk at age 12…

The Miracle of the Foot

80369848 Specialist Watching Woman Walk On Tread MillIf we stop and think about it, the human foot is quite an invention. Made up of 26 bones, 33 joints, 107 ligaments, 19 muscles, and numerous tendons, it is both complicated and simple. Complicated in design but simple in performance, it balances our body weight as we walk, stroll, run, or stand. Amazing if we think about it. Yet, how, many times do we…

Why a Podiatrist?

14202058 Doctor Examining An Injured FootThere are many types of doctors a person can see, depending on what part of the body needs attention. For the heart it is a cardiologist, for the kidneys, it is a nephrologist, and for the skin, it’s a dermatologist. For your feet, though, it’s a podiatrist. But why see a podiatrist? Aren’t foot problems really minor and something you can handle yourself? Well, the…