Daily Life with Foot Concerns
Annotation:National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health - A guide to taking care of your feet.
Annotation:OrthoInfo, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons - All about shoes and how to choose the best ones for the job.
Annotation:OrthoInfo, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons - More details on how to shop for footwear.
Annotation:American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society - A quiz, with answers, providing information on selecting proper footwear. See also links to other articles on specific footwear selection topics.
Annotation:American Podiatric Medical Association - Presents walking related foot conditions with warning signs, causes, and prevention.
Annotation:California Podiatric Medical Association - Includes foot care tips for individual sporting activities such as golf, cycling, walking, and more.
Annotation:Foot Health facts, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons - Brief article on the effect that foot problems can cause to your back.
Annotation:UpToDate - Foot problems are a common complication in people with diabetes. Most of these complications can be prevented with careful foot care. Self-care is essential.
Annotation:National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Provides a wealth of information on how to keep your feet healthy if you have diabetes.
Annotation:National Institutes of Health - This is a wonderful article that explains the stages patients experience after a diagnosis of chronic illness, followed by practical strategies for coping with the realities of a new “normal.”
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