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How Women Should Care for Their Feet

Tuesday, 14 May 2024 00:00

Women often overlook the importance of foot health until discomfort strikes. However, maintaining happy and healthy feet is essential for overall well-being. To achieve this, prioritize foot hygiene by regularly washing and drying feet thoroughly, paying attention to spaces between toes. Trim toenails straight across to prevent ingrown nails. Choose footwear wisely, opting for comfortable shoes with proper arch support and sufficient room for toes. Avoid wearing high heels for extended periods, as they can cause strain and foot problems. Additionally, incorporate foot exercises like stretching and rolling a tennis ball underfoot to relieve tension and improve circulation. Moisturize feet daily to prevent dryness and cracking. Lastly, ensure feet age gracefully by wearing sunscreen and avoiding prolonged exposure to harsh elements. Despite these measures, if you have persistent foot issues, it is suggested that you schedule an appointment with a podiatrist to address foot concerns and get regular check-ups.

Everyday foot care is very important to prevent infection and other foot ailments. If you need your feet checked, contact Genine Befumo, DPM from University Foot and Ankle Center, L.L.C. 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 Monroe Township, NJ . We offer the newest diagnostic and treatment technologies for all your foot and ankle needs.

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