Happy Feet Healthy Feet...
Updated: Mar 25
Jersey City Foot Dr. Naji Hawawini
After wearing close shoes all winter long and walking through snow and rain in a cold winter season. Finally Spring season is upon us.
April is a month of rebirth and also the month of Foot Health Awareness, here are some tips help you to be on your feet for a long time, and to put your best foot forward.
Need to check on your feet everyday, for any open cuts, bruises, sores, or any skin changes, such as moles skin mark, swelling, and make sure to check between your toes and to dry between toes too and have a look at your nails color and shape.
Always wear right breathable socks for the seasons, Always remove your nail polish over nails, so the nail can breath too.
Take a walk around the block not only you feel good but also help reduce or maintain the right weight and improve circulation. Always wear appropriate shoes for any activities.
Break in new shoes by wearing them one a hour a day and increase the wear time each day by one more hour for the first week.
Walking barefoot is a big NO NO. Walking without a slipper or shoes will increase the chance of cuts and infections.
Never try bathroom surgery at home, never try to treat calluses, ingrown nail or warts by yourself, neither the use of over-the-counter products they contains harsh chemical and can burn the skin and expose you to infections.
Hope you find the information here a good step into a healthy happy feet.
Jersey City Foot Doctor Naji Hawawini
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