Foot Health Tips
♦ Walking is the best exercise for your feet.
♦ A shoe with a firm sole and soft upper is best for daily activities.
♦ Socks or stockings should be of the correct size and preferably free of seams.
♦ Do not wear constricting garters or tie your stockings in knots.
♦ Never cut corns and calluses with a razor, pocket knife, or other such instrument.
♦ Bathe your feet daily in lukewarm (not hot) water, using mild soap. Dry throughly and apply moisture lotion to help keep feet from getting dry and cracked.
♦ Trim or file your toenails straight across
♦ Inspect your feet every day or have someone do this for you.
♦ If you notice any redness, swelling, cracks in the skin, or sores, consult your podiatrist.