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12 July 2017

When you’re older, choosing the right size shoes is surprisingly important

When you’re older, choosing the right size shoes is surprisingly important. The shape of our feet changes as we reach old age, but Spanish scientists have recently discovered that the vast majority of the elderly do not adjust their shoe size accordingly. This results in, among other things, chronic pain, a loss of balance, falls, anxiety, decreased independence and an overall decline of their quality of life, negatively affecting their capacity to do physical activity, as well as their levels of social engagement and vitality.

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