Preventing falls in seniors: the surprising role of shoes
In this episode, Sheetal Gambhir, a geriatrician, discusses the importance of feet in preventing falls in elderly patients. She shares insights on what to look for in shoes, including surface area, heel height, and sole consistency. She also highlights the challenges in translating academic knowledge into practical advice, especially with the current shoe industry setup. Sheetal shares her dream of prescribing evidence-based shoes to prevent falls in seniors and the need for more randomized controlled trials on commercial shoes. Join us as we explore the role of shoes in falls prevention for seniors.
Sheetal Gambhir is a geriatrician.
She shares her story and discusses her KevinMD article, “Geriatric foot care 101: How shoes can help reduce the risk of falls.“
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