Foot health

  • Choosing the right shoes for the elderly can prevent falls

    Shoes for Elderly

    As we age, our feet go through many changes that can cause loss of sensation and numbness.  This can make us prone to falling.  Changes such as developing bunions, change in shape, flattening or developing curled toes can be quite painful.  Conditions like Arthritis, Achilles Tendinitis, Diabetes, etc. all require special attention to the type […]

  • Diabetic Foot Care

    Diabetic Foot Care

    People with diabetes need to pay attention to foot care as diabetes causes nerve damage most likely to affect those nerves running through the limbs, hands and feet.  Diabetic Neuropathy causes foot injuries to not heal well and the person may not notice if their foot has been injured. Resources: Foot Health Facts – ACFAS […]