Many people across the globe do not pay as much attention to their feet as advised. It takes a small but persistent amount of time to have feet that look and feel good. An important thing to do is to trim the toenails correctly, approximately once per week. This is an effective method in keeping the toenails strong and healthy. It is beneficial to trim the toenails straight across, followed by filing them to ensure a finished appearance. The feet will feel better when they are frequently moisturized, which may help to prevent cracked heels from developing. When shoes are purchased, it is important that they fit correctly from the moment they are tried on, and they should not have to be broken in. Additionally, it is helpful to shop for shoes at the end of the day when the feet are at their largest. Toenail fungus and athlete's foot may be avoided when the feet are kept as dry as possible, and it is helpful to refrain from wearing shoes without socks. If you would like to have more information on everyday foot care tips, please consult a podiatrist who can provide you with the correct knowledge.
Everyday foot care is very important to prevent infection and other foot ailments. If you need your feet checked, contact one of our podiatrists from New Jersey Foot & Ankle Centers. Our doctors 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 Oradell, NJ . We offer the newest diagnostic and treatment technologies for all your foot and ankle needs.