The skin on your feet is susceptible to damage from several sources that we can put into five main categories.
Category: Foot Care for Seniors
The Benefits of a Fall Risk Assessment
Your overall health whether you have diabetes, need to move quickly to get to the bathroom, are getting adequate nutrition to support healthy bones, or have a history of foot pain is important to the preventions of falls.
6 Things to Expect From Your Aging Feet
Would that our bodies stayed the same throughout our lives! Aging is inevitable. And our podiatrists, Dr. Heidi M. Christie and Dr. Chanda L. Day-Houts, can tell you without question that feet aren’t immune to the effects of aging. After several decades and hundreds of thousands of miles supporting you, there’s a good chance your […]
Senior Citizens and Their Shoes
Dr. Heidi M. Christie and Dr. Chanda L. Day-Houts, the expert podiatrists at Montgomery Foot Care Specialists, treat feet of all ages, from babies to senior citizens. One of the most important things we tell our older patients is that you need to pay attention to the shoes you’re wearing. Wearing the proper shoe can […]
5 Actions Seniors Can Take to Stay on Their Feet
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, millions people aged 65 and over fall each year. Twenty percent of those falls cause serious damage, in the form of broken bones or head injuries. Senior citizens can help prevent these all-too-common, dangerous falls simply by paying attention to their feet. Maintaining healthy feet is […]