Doctor Q&A for Dr. Brandon Macy

A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brandon Macy
41 years experience Podiatry
Probably not: Most likely the worst that would happen would be an upset stomach. It also depends on the amount in the pill. 375 mg. would be less likely to cause ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brandon Macy
41 years experience Podiatry
Cuboid subluxation: Sometimes the foot tries to bend where it shouldn't at the metatarsal cuboid area and things shift slightly out of place. A GOOD orthotic with a pad p ... Read More
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A 71-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brandon Macy
41 years experience Podiatry
Not usually: Elevated white counts tend to be a hallmark of a bacterial infection, not a fungal infection--particularly in the nails.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brandon Macy
41 years experience Podiatry
If it hasn't healed: ...in 3-4 days, it is unlikely to heal on its own. Seek the attention of your favorite podiatrist to get the process moving along faster so you can ex ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brandon Macy
41 years experience Podiatry
Achilles tendonitis: Is what it sounds like . May need a course of antiinflammatory medication, heel lifts or wearing shoes with a bit of a heel; night splints, stretching ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brandon Macy
41 years experience Podiatry
Nature says : fractures take at least 6-8 weeks. You can't make it go faster but if you don't follow the instructions regarding weight bearing activities you'll slo ... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brandon Macy
41 years experience Podiatry
A neuroma: is a possibility (pinched nerve) . Have it examined for an accurate diagnosis. Wear shoes with soft leathers in the uppers and a relatively thick so ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Brandon Macy
41 years experience Podiatry
An ankle support: which slips onto the foot can help some also. Depending on the severity sometimes crutches can be helpful if you have to be up and around a great dea ... Read More
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A 15-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brandon Macy
41 years experience Podiatry
No home test: can determine a stress fracture. It needs to be examined by x-ray. In some cases, we also need to do a sonogram or even an MRI, but certainly an x-r ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brandon Macy
41 years experience Podiatry
After 6 years,: you've likely maxed out on what you'll get out of having the procedure performed. With most surgical procedures, full benefits are obtained after 12- ... Read More
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