Monday, September 05, 2011
Increased foot morbility and decreased public foot care servces
According to recent figures many seniors are unable to trim their own toe nails. Restriction in flexibility and mobility casued by again prevent them from reaching their toes and co moribund conditions affecting eyesight, immune response, healing and increased risk of infection, result in preventable morbidity. Reliance on public funded podiatry services are further frustrated with reduction in services. In the UK it is regularly claimed seniors join endless waiting lists for NHS podiatry servces with many are forced to seek alternative private care at a time when they can least afford it.