Tips for healthy feet


Walking is the best exercise for your feet... walk often

Avoid socks that have thick notivable seam at the toe

Do not wear new shoes for more than an hour at a time

Avoid socks that bunch up or sag creating pressure points on the leg whcih can lead to skin irritation

Do not wear socks with holes or that have been darned as they incrase the likelihood of skin irritation and rashes

Wear socks that allow the foot to breathe and that assist the foot in keepoing dry. moist enviroments promote bacteria and fungus

Never go bare foot. Barefoot walking (even in the home) increases the chances of cuts and infections

Do not wear tight and constricting socks that can leave the leg bruised and reduce circulation to the foot

Inspect your feet daily and consult your podiatrist if you notice any unusual symptoms