The effect of aging on the hardness of foot sole skin: A preliminary study
The Foot, 05/30/2012
Periyasamy R et al. – The loss of compliance in the foot sole may be one of the factors responsible for the higher incidence of foot problems in aged people. Routine foot examination and appropriate therapeutic intervention including the use of foot orthoses and optimal hardness of foot wear insole may help to prevent the serious foot injuries.