The average 50-year-old has taken enough steps to have walked around the world not once, not twice, but three times! It’s no surprise that we might have some aches and pains in our feet. Learn about common ailments, stepwise treatments, and best practices for preventative foot care, including how to best access it. Footwear recommendations are also discussed.

Janet Simon, Doctor of Podiatric Medicine, MEd, is executive director of the New Mexico Podiatric Medical Association and is a board-certified podiatric physician in Albuquerque with New Mexico Foot & Ankle Institute. She has more than 30 years of experience in clinical practice and serves as senior advisor to the Public Health Committees of the American Podiatric Medical Association and the American Public Health Association.