An older adult is treated in an emergency room every 11 seconds for injuries related to a fall. More importantly, an older adult dies from a fall every 19 minutes!
You may be familiar with a skin condition called psoriasis that causes a scaly red rash on the body. What you may not know is that the feet can also show symptoms of psoriasis.
If you have ever had an attack of gout, you would definitely know it! Gout is a form of arthritis that flares up suddenly, often in the big toe.
Out of the 30 million Americans with diabetes, one-fourth of them are not yet diagnosed and don’t know that they have this disease.
If you follow shoe trends – or maybe that special lady in your life does – you probably have heard of the new floss heels. A floss heel – named for the dental product because their straps are so wispy – has virtually no supportive structure for the foot, even with a thin ankle strap. The heel is flimsy and, at 2 ½ inches, is a little too high for daily wear.