If you or your older loved ones are showing signs of foot or ankle problems, it may be time to get a senior foot care checkup.

Aging is inevitable and experts will tell us that foot problems can be one of the first signs that your feet need different care then we needed (or didn’t need) in our younger years.  It is important to pay attention to your feet and contact a podiatrist as soon as symptoms begin.  understands podiatry no matter what stage of life your feet are in.

There are obvious changes that naturally happen as we age that could raise concern. Early warning signs in senior foot care can make a difference in one’s health. Take note to some points that may save you a lot of pain.

Signs of Senior Care:

  • Foot injuries that take too long to heal or don’t heal at all.
  • Excessive and abnormal numbness or cramping in feet.
  • Sensitivity to very hot or cold temperature.
  • If feet are in pain while walking but are relieved when resting.

Feet that are healthy and pain free help you to keep your balance, which prevents slips and falls. This is a major cause for injury and hospitalization with elders.

Topics of Priority:

  • Create a foot care kit to have available when needed.
  • Wear lose fitting, clean and dry socks every day.
  • Keep your nails clipped straight across the tip of the nail.
  • Shoes are very important and they should fit comfortably with a wide toe box and arch support along with adequate cushioning in the sole.
  • Clean your feet gently every day with warm water and soap and pat them dry rather than rubbing.
  • Inspect your feet often and check for bruises, bumps, cuts or change in color.
  • Moisturize your feet but make sure it doesn’t get stuck in between your toes

Do not ignore the signs of aging with foot and ankle pain. Let Dr. Mucinskas keep your feet young by calling Feet First Foot Care LLC in Cromwell, Ct. at 860-632-5499 for an appointment. Catch our early bird special and keep your feet moving!

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