To take care of your feet is to also encourage good blood circulation. If you usually spend a considerable portion of the day in a chair, you can boost your circulation by exercising, stretching, and walking for 30 minutes-even in the house with a walker.
Avoid sitting too long with your legs crossed or wearing tight socks. And here’s yet another reason to refrain from tobacco use: Smoking narrows the arteries and can hinder blood flow.
Avoid problems such as foot odor by washing your feet every day and drying them carefully (drying between your toes can also prevent other problems such as athletes foot), If showering is not possible, wiping the feet with a antibacterial wipe before retiring to bed at night, focusing on "flossing" the wipe in between the toes and wearing clean socks daily, and alternating what shoes you wear each day. If your at home- wear a sandal to allow the toes to allow air to circulate around the feet, while keeping a good arch support to prevent bunions, callouses and corns.
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