What kind of basic care do my feet need?

Just as you usually take care of your body, face and hair, you shouldn’t go a day without taking care your feet.

  • Check them daily for cuts, sores, swelling, and infected toenails.
  • Clean them well in warm water but avoid soaking them because that may dry them out.
  • Avoid wearing tight-fitting shoes, there shouldn’t be any pressure on feet.
  • Flip-flops and flats are not recommended, they do not provide enough arch support.
  • Moisturize them every day with lotion, cream, or petroleum jelly, but avoid between your toes
  • Trim your toenails straight across with a nail clipper. Then use nail file to smooth the corners, which lowers the risk of the nails growing into your skin.
  • Avoid wearing the same pair of shoes every day, rotate your shoes.

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