It’s time to treat your feet the way they deserve. When it comes to feet, they can be exposed to a wide variety of bacteria and fungi whether they are in or out of shoes. Let us give you some tips to help you take better care of your feet and enjoy healthy feet. Contact an American Fork Foot Health Specialist today at 801-756-4200 to request an appointment.
Keep Your Feet Dry and Clean
Good foot health all starts with good hygiene. make sure to wash your feet with soap and water and properly dry them to keep bacteria and fungi from attaching to your feet and causing problems.
Examine Your Feet Often
It can be easy to forget to take care of your feet when you don’t look closely at them. However, it is one of the most important things you can do to keep your feet healthy. You can find catch countless problems early on by just checking out your feet every once in a while. When you look at your feet, make sure to look between every toe as well as under your toenails.
What to Look Out For
When it comes to examining and being aware of your feet, there are some common things that you shouldn’t ignore. These include the following:
- Discoloration. There are a variety of ailments and fungal infections that turn the skin of your feet a yellow, brown, or green tint. If you see something like this, it’s a good idea to get it checked out.
- Unnatural Bumps. When your feet are in distress, caused by uncomfortable shoes or improper care, bumps start to form. They may come up slowly, but it is important to notice when this happens. These may include bunion, which should be treated by a specialist.
- Dry or Peeling Skin. If you have dry skin and lotion won’t help, you may have athlete’s foot or another ailment. To get proper treatment is important to eliminate this problem.
Schedule an Appointment With an American Fork Foot Health Specialist
Ready to get your feet looking and feeling amazing? Contact our team at Rogers Foot & Ankle Institute to meet with a professional. We are excited for you to enjoy your healthy feet.