73-year-old billionaire, business magnate, and owner of the New England Patriots football teamRobert Kraft has made headlines after attending red-carpet events wearing sneakers. Kraft has shared that his reason for wearing custom-made orthopedic is to soothe and support his aching feet. Foot care—regardless of age or status—is very important and foot problems can affect anyone. Care can involve wearing footwear that provides proper support or paying special attention to the feet at nail salons.
Proper footwear is important is preventing aching feet. For more information about everyday foot care, consult with one of our podiatrists of Brummer Surgical Podiatry. Our doctorswill provide you with the foot- and ankle information you seek.
Every Day Foot Care
Often, people take care of their bodies, face and hair more so than they do for their feet. But the feet are a very important aspect of our bodies, and one that we should pay more attention to. After all, without our feet, we would not be able to perform most daily tasks. It is best to check your feet regularly to make sure there are no new bruises or cuts that you may not have noticed before, for example.
For dry feet, moisturizer can easily be a remedy and can be applied as often as necessary to the affected areas. Wearing shoes that fit well can also help you maintain good foot health, as well as making it easier to walk and do daily activities without the stress or pain of ill-fitting shoes, high heels, or even flip flops.
Also, wearing clean socks with closed shoes is important to ensure that sweat and bacteria do not accumulate within the shoe. Clean socks help to prevent athlete’s foot, fungi problems, bad odors, and can absorb sweat.
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact our offices located in New York, NY. We offer the newest diagnostic and treatment technologies for all your foot and ankle injuries.