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PODIATRIST STATES THAT PROPER SHOES CAN HELP TO PREVENT FALLS IN SENIORS

PODIATRIST DR. MATTHEW  GAROUFALIS STATES, "PREVENTING FALLS AMONG OLDER AMERICANS IS A TOP HEALTH PRIORITY, AND IMPROVED BALANCE CAN HELP REDUCE THE RISK OF A FALL.  PROPER FOOTWEAR CAN HEL IMPROVE BALANCE, ESPECIALLY IN OLDER PEOPLE WHO MAY STRUGGLE WITH MOBILITY AND BALANCE ISSUES."

PODIATRIST GAROUFALIS ALSO STATES, "WHEN SELECTING A SHOE TO IMPROVE BALANCE, PUT SHOES TO THE TEST - THE APMA'S 1-2-3 TEST.  STEP -1- PRESSON BOTH SIDES OF THE HEEL AREA TO ENSURE THE HEEL IS STIFF AND WON'T COLLAPSE.  STEP -2- BEND THE SHOE TO CHECK FOR TOE FLEXIBILITY.  THE SHO SHOULDN'T BEND TOO MUCH IN THE TOE BOX AREA, BUT IT SHOULN'T BE TOO STIFF AND INFLEXIBLE EITHER.  STEP  -3- TRY TWISTING THE SHOE;  IT SHOULDN'T TWST IN THE MIDDLE."

ALL OF THE FOOT SPECIALIST EMPLOYED AT ACADEMY FOOT AND ORTHOTIC CLINICS ARE HIGHLY EDUCATED AND SKILLED AND ABLE TO PROVIDE OUR BELOVED PATIENTS WITH PROPER ADVICE REGARDING FOOT WEAR AND CUSTOM ORTHOTICS. IF YOY OR A LOCED ONE REQUIRES HONEST, COMPETENT ADVICE OR QUALITY FOOT CARE OR CUSTOM ORTHOTICS, PLEASE DO NOT HESITATE TO CONTACT DR. HARDY'S TORONTO FOOT CLINIC, ACADEMY FOOT AND ORTHOTIC CLINICS AT 416-465-8737 TODAY!

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