When it comes to your feet, how much care and love do you give them? If you have not, you are not alone. We don’t often think about our feet until something happens to them. When we also get a blister, it can also limit our ability to walk or wear shoes. What we once thought was a natural, everyday activity in which we move forward has become more challenging.
There are many things that can put our feet at risk of injury. The most common culprits are flat sandals, high-heels, wearing shoes that are too big or too small, not washing feet properly, not wearing shoes with white socks, not controlling underlying health issues that cause problems like diabetes Do not contribute and keep one toenails trimmed properly.
However, what if you have an injured or infected leg? How can you prevent such discomfort from happening again to your feet?
Here are some easy, simple activities that can help you keep your feet in tip-top shape. After all, happy feet means you’re happy:
1. Stretching. Walking, sitting, standing, going up and down stairs and such action can be seen as some kind of physical activity. Although they cannot technically count as exercise, you are in the effort. Stretching your leg is a great way to strengthen muscles, tendon and join in your feet which can possibly cause painful discomfort. For example, people suffering from plantar fasciitis can benefit greatly from short, daily stretches of the feet.
2. Wear inserts or orthotics. Shoe inserts and orthotics are great for making shoes comfortable with the individual shape and shape of your feet. They can make otherwise painful and uncomfortable shoes you’ve always wanted to wear, bearable to wear. Orthotics and inserts can reduce pressure, reduce bruising, and provide the unique, specialized support that your feet need to relieve pain. There are many types and quality of orthotics out there, so it is important to consult your podiatrist, as it would be best for your particular foot pain or condition.
3. Do not go barefoot. While it is considered popular for hip style reasons and perceived leg, joint and foot health reasons, to go barefoot or to wear flat shoes that mimic being barefoot, to go barefoot It is advisable to avoid temptation. While it may seem natural, going barefoot increases your chances of developing tendonitis on your feet as well. When you go barefoot, you also risk injury under your feet. Whether you are walking on some cool grass or in a driveway, sharp objects such as rocks and pieces of glass can cut off the lower part of your feet. Being barefoot can also increase the risk of irritation and frostbite to the bottom of your feet, such as when you walk on the road or on the road a little in the summer or step outside to get newspaper in the cold, snowy, winter. Keep it. day.
4. Wear appropriate shoes. High-heels as well as flat shoes such as flip-flops and sandals can cause stretch in your feet and may also give your feet blisters and warts. This type of footwear can cause pain in your legs, hip and back as well as joints, tendons and muscles.
5. Wear shoes that fit. Wearing too large shoes can cause blisters. Shoes that are too small can give rise to toenails and crunched toes. While it may not seem practical to buy shoes consistently, it is worth the investment. After all, your feet are important and so are taken care of.
While you may not notice the difference in your feet in everyday life, their care and health are important. If you have a chronic foot condition or pain, talk to your podiatrist to get recommendations on effective treatment.