Arthritis

Arthritis

Get Help for Foot and Lower Body Arthritis

Wearing Comfortable Shoes & Supports Can Help Ease Arthritis Symptoms

Arthritis and other rheumatic conditions are chronic and disabling, and affect an estimated 40 million Americans. About 50% of individuals 65 or older suffer from arthritis; younger people have a lower risk of having arthritis, but still comprise half of all people affected. The self-reported prevalence of arthritis is greater among women than among men, and for women age 45 or older, arthritis is the leading cause of activity limitation.

Symptoms of Foot and Lower Body Arthritis

Painful swelling, inflammation, and stiffness in the legs and feet, occurring in the same joints on both sides of the body, especially on awakening, may be signs that you are suffering from foot and lower body arthritis.

Causes of Foot and Lower Body Arthritis

Many different things can lead to arthritis. Some common causes of foot and lower body arthritis include:

  • Your weight; due to the stress of added pounds, many overweight individuals also suffer from arthritis.
  • Previous injuries can lead to arthritis in the affected joint.
  • Repetitive action that puts stress on a particular joint; runners, walkers, dancers, and construction workers are all at risk, for example.

Arthritis limits the activity of over 7 million people and is second only to heart disease as a cause of work disability. Most people have no idea that it's the number one cause of disability in America, but for many Americans, the pain from foot and lower body arthritis severely limits their everyday life.

The good news is that living well and early detection can help you prevent or delay most arthritis symptoms. Often, losing a little weight and finding the right footwear make the difference between living with pain and discovering how nice it is to feel good again.

Arthritic Solutions for Foot and Lower Body Arthritis

The trained professionals at Foot Solutions understand the many issues involved with arthritis and proper foot care. We take the time to analyze each customer's situation, from the early stages of arthritis to extreme rheumatoid conditions, and recommend appropriate solutions to address them.

Our goal is to help our customers with arthritis live their lives comfortably and pain free. Using a wide range of footwear including:

  • Custom Arch Supports
  • Foot Care Accessories
  • Custom Designed Insoles

At Foot Solutions, we can help customers deal with weight load problems and other issues that are inherent to arthritic conditions. We also work hand-in-hand with thousands of medical professionals to assure proper treatment of a variety of painful foot conditions, including arthritis. We would be happy to talk with you and your doctor about appropriate treatments for your condition.