Tips on Foot care

Foot is one of the active parts of the body that are even more sensitive. Especially in today’s environment as we are traveling long for the job, work or for colleges etc as such we are not taking proper care of our skin mostly foot. It is very important to take extra care of your feet in order to avoid having foot problems in the cold climate. And you can try to make skin on the feet like babies have. Do you want to have such soft and silky heels? Then have a glance on the activities that have to be done to make your feet good.

Wash your feet with warm water for some time and dry them. If required dip your feet in hot water and then after five minutes dip it in cold water. Do this method for few minutes that will help in improving your blood circulation. Before going to bed apply moisturizing cream or Vaseline. You should wear cotton socks as they absorb moisture and women should try to avoid nylon ones. You need to be careful in selecting your shoe or sandal because that may have an effect on your feet sometimes. Your feet should not get exposed to too much cold or too much heat. If you suffer from excessive sweating of feet, make the fine remedy by yourself. Grind apricot kernels and mix them with water. Put the mixture on the feet for 15-20 minutes before sleep. For cleaning your feet use the special scrub. People with diabetes have an increased risk for infections, especially in their feet. And you can reduce the risk of complications and infections by following these above said tips with a little care. Make sure that you inspect your foot daily that is any signs of injuries can be avoided if you could see any signs blisters, cuts, cracks, swelling or so then you should be report to your health care provider immediately. If your skin is dry, apply cream or petroleum jelly to feet and heels, but avoid the area between your toes. If cream sits in the narrow cracks and it can water log the skin and that can easily leads to infection. It is so important to practice preventative care like the tips listed here, every day especially if you are a diabetic patient. Hope you follow the basic tips to protect your feet from problems.