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Foot Care Remedies Proper foot care for an individual comprises all activities involving attention and care given to the foot and ankle which may be either prevention of certain condition or harm or corrective measures to wounded feet. While standing and walking, the feet are usually the major organs which provide support to the full body weight of an individual hence taking care of the feet is very crucial. Shoes that do not fit properly and are poorly designed for the feet can be quite uncomfortable and this is a major cause of foot problems. Purchasing shoes during morning hours isn’t advisable as one may end up buying ill-fitting shoes mostly because feet swell as a day goes by hence the shoes purchased will not comfortably fit at all times. Joints at the base of the big toe can get out of line with the others forming bunions which are swollen and tender. Shoes that is not fitting properly and are high-heeled and narrow at the toe area are the major cause of bunions although they can be inherited. Plantar fasciitis can also be a problem brought about by the foot wear where the band of tissues running underneath the sole of the foot thickens and are quite painful. Wearing of high-heeled shoes and then abruptly changing to flat shoes or wearing shoes with very thin soles and weak arch support may bring plantar fasciitis although it can also be brought about by being overweight, standing for long hours and taking a new form of exercise or increasing the intensity of one’s exercise. Friction between the feet and the shoe causes corns and calluses hence proper filling shoes should be adopted. Bunion correctors can involve several varieties such as toe separators between the big toe and the one beside it so as to force the big toe back to place. Bunion sleeves helps to protect the foot from friction decreasing bunion pain, realigns the big toe to it position and also reduces tension in the feet ligaments. Planar fasciitis support using heel cushion and pads, wearing arch and foot supports as well as stretching the foot to ease tension are major ways of correcting planar fasciitis. Wearing shoes that do not allow air circulation making them always damp and warm causes athlete foot due bacteria and fungi and is a very common foot problem. This can be prevented by the ensuring proper air circulation and keeping the area between the toes clean and dry. Dusting of feet using fungicidal powder helps prevent persistent fungal infection. Petroleum jelly or lanolin containing moisturizers offer sufficient care to the feet when applied. Flow of blood in the feet is greatly enhanced by ensuring that one does not sit for long hours as well as avoiding smoking to promote proper feet care.The 10 Best Resources For Wellness

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