Foot pain is common as you get older, especially after age 50, but it isn’t something that should be ignored. The wear and tear on your feet over the years can cause foot pain and other issues that can be indications of more serious injuries or conditions.
Your feet have been put to work everyday for years, and not always in the best conditions. Poorly fitted shoes, high heels and sandals can leave your feet feeling used and abused. Common problems include:
- Hammertoes – toes that point upward due to the weakening in the toe muscles that puts pressure on the joints and tendons. This condition can cause serious pain and make it hard to wear shoes.
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