Swollen, puffy feet are a common symptom that brings patients to their podiatrist’s office. They can be uncomfortable and make it hard to wear shoes.
Of course, some accidents can’t be avoided but, at Podiatry Group of Annapolis, we often treat patients who are have fallen due to poor balance or mobility issues that are the result of weak ankles.
Most of my patients with diabetes know that good foot care is an essential part in managing this disease. But did you know that regular foot exams can actually reduce the risk of amputation from complications of diabetes?
Dana Luebke is someone who’s watched his elderly friends struggle with everyday activities as they get older. He’s come up with a solution to help treat the aging physical problems of his friends by creating a “Brain and Body Fitness” program for seniors. The program helps stimulate muscles in the feet through isometric exercises and focuses on improving coordination and quality of life. The exercises help promote blood circulation flow, the strengthening of muscles, and stress reduction.