17 Things that Can Go Wrong with You Feet as You Age

You may lose padding in your feet as you age, which can cause pain when you walk.

Getting older often can bring on extra weight and fat. But the one place you can lose padding is in your feet. That’s bad, because you need the cushioned layer to protect your tootsies from daily pounding. You may feel pain in the ball of your foot and heel. Shoes with cushions or custom-made foam shoe inserts called orthotics may help. Or your foot doctor may suggest another treatment like filler injections to replace the fat pad.

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This Article submitted to MSRN for Publication by Pat France, a Senior!