Recognizing, treating, and preventing common foot problems
Jeffrey M. Robbins, DPM
Professor of Podiatric Medicine, Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine; Director of Podiatric Services, Veterans Affairs National Headquarters; Chief, Podiatry Section, Cleveland VA Medical Center
Address: Jeffrey M. Robbins, DPM, Cleveland VA Medical, Center, 10701 East Boulevard, Cleveland, OH 44106, firstname.lastname@example.org
The incidence, prevalence, and severity of foot conditions increase with age. Teaching patients simple preventive techniques is crucial. Recognition, treatment, and prevention of common foot complaints—ie, toenail problems, infections, corns and calluses, injuries, flat feet, bunions, arthritis of the toes, and toe and joint deformities—are reviewed.