The Fall Prevention Project

APPENDIX B

feet.wmf (2186 bytes)    FEET AND SHOES    workboot.wmf (1764 bytes)

Proper shoes can lead to pain-free mobility, can reduce the potential for some foot problems, can assist in the correction of some foot problems, can help the individual stay active, and may reduce the risk of falls. When should the older adult buy a pair of new shoes? Here are some criteria an older adult can use when selecting the appropriate foot wear:

 


 

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