Category Archives: Seniors

Why does my bunion hurt?

Do you often find yourself experiencing pain or discomfort in the joint at the base of your big toe? Does it appear swollen, red, or misaligned? You might be dealing with a common foot condition known as bunions. While bunions may seem like a minor inconvenience, they can significantly impact your quality of life if […]

Claw Toes and Hammer Toes: How a Podiatrist Can Provide Relief

Our feet are remarkable structures, but sometimes they can develop deformities like claw toes and hammer toes. These conditions involve abnormal bending of the toes, causing discomfort and aesthetic concerns. In this brief post, we’ll explore what claw toes and hammer toes are, how they form, and how a podiatrist can offer effective solutions. Understanding […]

How shoes affect balance in older adults

Many of us are guilty of wearing inappropriate or poor footwear. Ballet flats, high heels and skate shoes are all common choices that we know are not great for our feet. As we get older this can have a greater influence on the way we walk, and in older adults this can impair balance and […]

5 Steps for Fitter Feet for People Aged 65 & Over

1. Look closer By looking at your feet every day you can check for cracks, sores, infections or dry skin. This is especially important if you have diabetes or chronic health issues. See your podiatrist if you spot anything to avoid complications. 2. Feeling comfortable? Check that your shoes give you the support you deserve […]