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The right shoe can relieve foot pain-5136

The right shoe can relieve foot pain

Foot pain may be caused by poor fitting or high-heel shoes, poor posture, high-impact activities, health conditions such as arthritis or diabetes, and joint or skin problems (Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center).

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Lifestyle changes lower risk of lower-limb amputations from diabetes-2959

Lifestyle changes lower risk of lower-limb amputations from diabetes

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Do people at risk of falls heed advice on footwear and foot exercise?-2798

Do people at risk of falls heed advice on footwear and foot exercise?

Reducing the risk of falls among older adults is a priority for most organizations and government agencies serving older adults. Frequent recommendations are to remove environmental hazards, exercise, adjust medications and correct vision (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention).

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Is foot pain related to falls in older adults?-2348

Is foot pain related to falls in older adults?

Since falls are a leading cause of injury among older adults, and gait and balance problems have been associated with falls, a research team in Australia wanted to discover if foot pain was associated with risk of falls.

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Footwear associated with risk of falls-2212

Footwear associated with risk of falls

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People with osteoarthritis feel better with exercise and the right shoes-2114

People with osteoarthritis feel better with exercise and the right shoes

Most frequently occurring as people age, osteoarthritis is the result of wear on the connective tissue and bones.

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