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Do Foot Levelers Work
They don't: While there is no doubt there are substances that are toxic to the body, the odds that some magical pad recognizes them and sucks them out of the feet, right through the skin, are slim to none. A healthy diet, high in antioxidants combined with reasonable hydration is your best bet. ...Read more
See the podiatrist: A visit to the podiatrist will not only give you a chance to have a comprehensive examination but will give you an opportunity to get advice on shoes to wear while at work. Unless you are walking barefoot at work, many times feet hurting on the job are related to the shoes, the amount of time spent walking/standing and the type of flooring you have at your place of work. ...Read more
Get evaluated: This may be something you should have evaluated by your primary care physician or podiatrist. Discoloration can be caused by many things. ...Read more
Doubtful: The skin is a barrier against things entering our body...Or leaving it. The odds of a patch, chinese or otherwise, being able to selective suck out toxins are fairly slim. They are deigned to change color on contact to moist skin, giving the appearance of having removed something harmful. ...Read more
Protect feet: By protect I am assuming that you mean give your feet support . If you have a job where you may drop something on your feet then a steel toed shoe or boot is in order . An insert called an orthotic is what you seek . To get the device that is right for you see your podiatrist - they don't always have to be custom devices . ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
So i work 8 hours a day nd when im done my, feet. Back and butt is hurting what can I do to fix it i feel like i need a butt massage?
Pedal Care: Good question. Check your feet daily, make sure you check the inside of your shoegear before you put them on to make sure there are no foreign objects inside. Alt. Wearing shoes daily. Wear clean dry socks with proper fitting shoegear. After cleaning your feet dry inbtwn toes, apply moisturizer (not too much!) do not cut nails too short, (straight across is best!) if problems arise see podiatrist. ...Read more
Relieves some stress: Foot reflexology relaxes the patient, relieving some of his stress, because of the patient's getting a foot massage and getting to interact with a caring person. Stress-related symptoms can improve. The patient feels better because he believes he should feel better (otherwise he quits going to the reflexologist), but there isn't anything else about the "reflexology" that changes any disease state. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See doctor: It all depends on the nature of your pain and problem. If it is plantar fasciitis, a common foot problem, you may escape by getting involved in some exercises, wearing proper footwear and recurring to steroid shots. In other cases, the condition may be such that a surgical intervention will be the only cure. Have your podiatrist take a look and decide what's best for you. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Most of the time. : If you use them properly. If you're looking to beef up the shoes you already have, get a good insert or custom orthotic: you can use them to improve the shoes you already own. Over the counter orthotics typically break down over 6-12 months, but a good custom orthotic will last years. This will also ensure it is customized exactly to you and will correct your foot specifically. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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