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Dr. Ellen Wenzel
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Foot Health (Overview)

Foot Health is knowing your feet, checking them daily for any signs or changes that are unexpected. Noticing any changes in colour, hair, feeling, or lesions on your feet. Also making sure you are wearing the proper shoe gear, socks, for whatever type of activity you are attempting to preform (work, workouts, climbing etc.)


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Can footwear help or hinder children's foot health?

Can footwear help or hinder children's foot health?

Interesting: For children with normal feet, there isn't much evidence that there is anything better than running barefoot (assuming that it's warm enough and there aren't any sharp objects.) normal children don't need special arch supports. Hard soled shoes don't make it easier to walk and probably make it harder. The best advice is to avoid buying shoes that are too small. ...Read more

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Dr. Ellen Wenzel
228 doctors shared insights

Foot Health (Overview)

Foot Health is knowing your feet, checking them daily for any signs or changes that are unexpected. Noticing any changes in colour, hair, feeling, or lesions on your feet. Also making sure you are wearing the proper shoe gear, socks, for whatever type of activity you are attempting to preform (work, workouts, climbing etc.)


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What is the definition or description of: Foot health?

What is the definition or description of: Foot health?

Foot Health: Foot Health is knowing your feet, checking them daily for any signs or changes that are unexpected. Noticing any changes in colour, hair, feeling, or lesions on your feet. Also making sure you are wearing the proper shoe gear, socks, for whatever type of activity you are attempting to preform (work, workouts, climbing etc.) ...Read more

Dr. Ryan Phasouk Dr. Phasouk
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Foot health (Tip)

Diabetics should have their feet examined by a podiatrist to ensure optimum foot health. ...See more

Dr. Payam Rafat Dr. Rafat
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Improving Foot Health (Checklist)

Inspect your feet daily
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Dry well between the toes after shower or bath
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Avoid putting creams or ointments between your toes
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Foot health practioneers do they offer a good health service to the public?

Foot health practioneers do they offer a good health service to the public?

Yes!: Google the american podiatric medicine association (apma) you'll find more information on the role a podiatrist plays in public health. ...Read more

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Foot health (Tip)

See a podiatrist yearly if you have diabetes. Don't self treat any lesion on your feet. ...See more

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Who is expert in foot health?

Who is expert in foot health?

Foot Practitioners: There are two primary types of providers that are specially trained in the treatment of foot and ankle disorders and conditions, podiatrists (aka podiatric physicians and surgeons) and foot and ankle orthopedists. Whomever you choose to see, seek the advice of friends and family and even consider a call to your pcp to see if they have a recommendation of a specific provider. ...Read more

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Should i wear arches for the best support and overall foot health?

Should i wear arches for the best support and overall foot health?

It depends: Most good supportive shoes have some arch support built-in. If you are wearing flat shoes, or have some pain/fatigue/aching in your arches or legs arch supports can be a good idea. Start with an over-the-counter arch support first, and if you still have issues see a podiatrist. ...Read more

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Dr. Barbara Lavi Dr. Lavi
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Foot health (Tip)

One of the most relaxing things u can do for your feet and mental health is 2 get a foot massage. ...See more

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Improving Heart Health (Checklist)

Find an activity you enjoy, and do it daily for at least 20 minutes
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Intensify workouts by doing max intensity for 2 min, every 5-10 min
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Where can I get a foot health practioner to scrape out my hard skin?

Where can I get a foot health practioner to scrape out my hard skin?

Web: Look up podiatrists on the web site for the apma (american podiatric medical association). ...Read more

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Diabetic foot health care. How often, how much?

Diabetic foot health care. How often, how much?

Regularly: Someone with diabetes who has no risk factors should have an annual foot exam. Those with neuropathy or circulation problems should be seen at least twice a year. With both, or history of ulcers, every 3 months. ...Read more

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Foot health (Tip)

Foot care is vital. Some diseases hurt foot nerves. Watch your feet closely. ...See more

Dr. Adam Lewis Dr. Lewis
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Maintaining Vaginal Health (Checklist)

Wear clean, dry, breathable underwear
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Shower daily
daily
Do not wear a wet bathing suit after swimming for an extended period
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Maintain good nutrition to ensure good pH balance
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I have a foot health question? Do I ask podiatry or orthopedist?

I have a foot health question? Do I ask podiatry or orthopedist?

Either: Either should be able to help. Because, orthopedists can take care of any body part from head to toe seek out one that specializes in foot and ankle. If they do they likely had fellowship training and would be able to answer any foot related question. Feet is what podiatrists specialize in - hence your answer is both. ...Read more

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Foot health (Tip)

Put foot lotion beside your bed, and apply each night before you sleep (but not between your toes!). ...See more