10/22/2014 – Extra-depth shoes may help alleviate foot pain for older people

Oct 23, 2014 Comments Off by

For adults over age 65 with disabling foot pain, being fitted for off-the-shelf extra-depth footwear reduced pain and improved function, according to a new study.

This type of footwear is often marketed to people with diabetic foot ailments, for whom Medicare – the U.S. government health insurance program for people over 65 – will cover most of the cost of the shoes.

Read the full article at Reuters.


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