Category: Foot Care for the Elderly

The Thing About Aging that You Haven’t Thought About

There’s no denying that getting older changes life in many ways. There are financial decisions to make and retirement options to consider. You’re probably seeing an increase in doctor appointments and new prescriptions as the body inevitably changes. Children of the elderly are helping their parents face all of these new issues, too! Allow us […]

Be Sweet to Aging Feet

There once was an elderly person Whose foot pain began to worsen. His feet burned and flattened But his hatches he battened Refusing to call doc or nurse in. All right, you’re probably thinking that the good folks at Clifton Foot & Ankle Center should stick to podiatry and leave poetry alone. Except that we […]

Can You Prevent Bunions?

Foot deformities are pretty commonplace as we get older. In fact, more than 25% of adults aged 18-65 suffer from the deformity we call hallux valgus – in common terms, a bunion. When you look at the population over age 65, that percentage jumps to about 36%. Getting a bunion may not be entirely preventable. […]

4 Daily Activities that Strain Your Feet

Most of us take our feet for granted. We don’t really think twice about how much our feet are being used until we feel aches or pains. Our feet also work automatically for the most part and we don’t need to consciously tell them to do anything, which makes it easy to overuse and strain […]

4 Ways to Protect Your Feet in Cold Weather

In the winter, we usually stay indoors more since there’s not much you can do when you feel like your hands and nose are going to freeze off. You would think that since you’re not as active, there’s not much you’d have to worry about in the foot and ankle department, but winter is actually […]

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