Geriatric Foot Care
Elderly Podiatry Servies & Foot Care in Georgetown
As we age, it's important to take good care of our feet. Foot care tends to decline in senior citizens, due to:
* Years of walking, working and healing from injuries
* Low quality, too small or uncomfortable footwear
* Increased risk of diabetes, gout, heart disease and other diseases causing foot problems
* Difficulty properly trimming toenails due to impaired vision or mobility
Common elderly foot symptoms can quickly worsen overtime and lead to more serious dangers like falls and infections. Left untreated, common geriatric foot symptoms can quickly worsen and lead to more dangerous issues like falls and infections.