FOOTCARE ASSESSMENTS & ROUTINE VISITS

 

FOOT PROBLEMS ARE COMMON AMONG SENIORS

 

EARLY DETECTION AND TREATMENT IS ESSENTIAL

 

WHAT IS FOOTCARE

Footcare is the assessment of the foot and the treatment and prevention of diseases. With  routine footcare, seniors should enjoy pain-free foot functions. Foot care is a necessity to maintain optimal health and prevent infections due to the risk of other medical conditions. It is especially important in Long Term Care Facilities in order to help keep patients mobile and maintain a good quality of life.

SERVICES INCLUDE

 

  • Cutting and filing of nails
  • Gentle Massage of the feet
  • Softening and buffing of corns and calluses
  • Application of non-medical padding
  • Treatments for infections and ulcers

Who Should be Referred?

Individuals with...
 

  • Sores on the feet that are slow to heal
  • Unusual burning or tingling sensations
  • Painful feet
  • Cold / swollen feet
  • Ingrown toenails
  • Diabetes

Our Scheduling

On-Site Specialists administrates the schedule for footcare according to desired frequency and consent. It is recommended that most individuals adhere to a six week schedule, however high risk clients and diabetics may be encouraged to schedule more frequently.