What is chiropody?
Foot care for children
Corn and calluses
Foot care /
Diabetes foot care
Gait analysis / Orthotic insoles
SIMPLE RULES for daily foot care
Do not wear tight socks or stockings
Maintain good air circulation
Keep your feet clean - wash daily with water and mild fungicidal soap.
Avoid strong antiseptics such as iodine, carbolic acid, Lysol, bleach, etc.
Wear shoes made of soft material that fit properly and comfortably.
Do not cut corns or callouses, or use corn remedies or pads.
Do not use hot water bottles, electric pads or excessive heat in any form, at the feet.
Apply lanolin or olive oil to dry skin. Dry your skin carefully. Do not rub hard with a towel.
Avoid bruises, burns, cuts, cracks and (in cold climates) frostbite. If any of these injuries occur, seek professional advice immediately.
Avoid exposure to cold and dampness.
If any ulcer or sore appears on the foot or leg, seek professional advice immediately.
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