By the age of 80, the avarage person will have walked approximately 100,000 miles. That is a fair bit of wear and tear on the feet that are carrying you!
Foot problems are huge concern for elderly patients and injuries or complications with the feet and ankles can have serious implications for people in this age group.
After the age of 75, small cuts or blisters can easily become serious infections; minor bone abnormalities can develop into serious deformities and foot problems increase the likelihood of falls resulting in major injury.
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