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Implementing Everyday Foot Care

Tuesday, 30 August 2022 00:00

Maintaining proper foot care is essential for the feet to feel good. The feet are the foundation of the body and carry many pounds of weight. When the feet feel good it has a positive effect on the overall body and completing daily activities may become easier. Many people enjoy soaking their feet at the end of the day as this may be helpful in eliminating toxins from the feet. It is important to properly trim the toenails which may prevent ingrown toenails. When purchasing shoes, it is beneficial to wear shoes that fit correctly and choosing to wear high heels that have a lower heel can be safer and healthier for the feet. Everyday foot care can begin with washing and drying the feet thoroughly, followed by applying a good moisturizer. This can be helpful in preventing cracked heels, athlete’s foot, and other skin conditions that can affect the feet. It is advised that you consult with a podiatrist if you would like more information about how to practice everyday foot care habits.

Everyday foot care is very important to prevent infection and other foot ailments. If you need your feet checked, contact Dale Delaney, DPM from InStride Kinston Podiatry Center. Our doctor can provide the care you need to keep you pain-free and on your feet.

Everyday Foot Care

Often, people take care of their bodies, face and hair more so than they do for their feet. But the feet are a very important aspect of our bodies, and one that we should pay more attention to. Without our feet, we would not be able to perform most daily tasks.

It is best to check your feet regularly to make sure there are no new bruises or cuts that you may not have noticed before. For dry feet, moisturizer can easily be a remedy and can be applied as often as necessary to the affected areas. Wearing shoes that fit well can also help you maintain good foot health, as well as making it easier to walk and do daily activities without the stress or pain of ill-fitting shoes, high heels, or even flip flops. Wearing clean socks with closed shoes is important to ensure that sweat and bacteria do not accumulate within the shoe. Clean socks help to prevent Athlete’s foot, fungi problems, bad odors, and can absorb sweat.

If you have any questions please feel free to contact our office located in Kinston, NC . We offer the newest diagnostic and treatment technologies for all your foot and ankle needs.

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