Untreated foot pain a major health risk for young Australians

STUDY FINDS UNTREATED FOOT PAIN A MAJOR HEALTH RISK FOR YOUNG AUSTRALIANS

A study, that found nearly one in five Australians suffer from foot pain, has identified a disproportionate number of men, 20-34 years, and young people suffering from untreated foot pain.

Study co-author, Associate Professor Hylton Menz, says while the findings are surprising, a perception that podiatry is only for older people could be responsible for the large number of young to middle-aged Australians who are unaware of or unable to access podiatry services.

Read More at – Australian Podiatry Association http://www.podiatry.asn.au/news.asp?pid=23&id=176

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