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Here are some risk factors that may put you at risk for falls:

– foot pain

– peripheral neuropathy

– limited range of motion of the ankle

– weak leg muscles, particularly the anterior compartment

– barefoot walking

– improper shoes like high heels or house slippers

These are just a few of the things that can put you at a higher risk for falls, especially in the older population. Dr. Tea Nguyen can perform a risk assessment, recommend changes and offer solutions to decrease your fall risk.

Make your next foot and ankle appointment with us 831-288-3400.

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