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Ageing Feet

Ageing starts at birth, but the process becomes more significant from the 50s onward. During the course of a lifetime, the foot undergoes a great deal of trauma, use, misuse and neglect. The various stresses involved in daily activity, the continuous enclosure of the foot and the underlying ‘natural’ degenerative changes that the ageing process require special attention and care, to ensure a person remains mobile and active – to minimise the adverse impact of the ageing process.

At the Oxford Foot and Ankle Centre we are able to help mitigate loss of mobility, balance and chronic pain or discomfort caused by common conditions of the ageing or diabetic foot such as ageing skin, toe deformity, reduced circulation, nail pathology, arthritic problems and diabetes related issues.