Foot pain impairs balance and functional ability in community-dwelling older people.

Abstract

Foot problem assessments were performed on 135 community-dwelling older people in conjunction with clinical tests of balance and functional ability. Eighty-seven percent of the sample had at least one foot problem, and women had a higher prevalence than men of foot pain, hallux valgus, plantar hyperkeratosis, lesser digital deformity, and digital lesions… (More)

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@article{Menz2001FootPI, title={Foot pain impairs balance and functional ability in community-dwelling older people.}, author={Hylton B. Menz and S. R. Lord}, journal={Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association}, year={2001}, volume={91 5}, pages={222-9} }