Foot Conditions

Arthritis: Foot Concerns

Arthritis: Foot Concerns

Welcome. In this section, you will find articles written specifically for people with arthritis whose feet are at risk for various foot conditions. You will learn why and how arthritis may affect your feet—and overall health and wellbeing—and what you can do to prevent and manage foot-related issues, maintain your ability to function and enjoy the best possible quality of life. Recent research has demonstrated the benefits of physical activity for people with arthritis. Untreated foot problems can prevent you from gaining the full benefits of such activity.

Key to preventive foot health for people with arthritis is daily foot care. If a family member or friend is helping you, refer him/her to Caring for Someone Else's Feet in our Caregiver section.


Simply defined, arthritis is inflammation of the joints.  When the joints are inflamed, they…

IPFH is committed to providing information, education and resources for people with arthritis and…

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