What Are Common Foot Problems In Older Adults?

What Are Common Foot Problems In Older Adults?

Foot problems become more common as people age. Standard foot issues in older adults include pain, neuropathy, corns, calluses, nail disorders, fat pad atrophy, bony deformities, such as hallux valgus (bunions) and hammertoe, Morton’s neuroma, toenail disorders, and flat feet. The dry skin, brittle nails, burning and tingling sensations, feelings of cold or numbness, and…

Senior Foot Care

Senior Foot Care

Recent studies show that the average adult will walk over 100,000 miles during their life. That equals walking around the earth five times. Foot care matters and feet in old age need extra care. How Do Feet Change with Age? Here are some of the normal changes that occur in the feet with age: Soles:…