There are many foot care products for the prevention and treatment of foot care conditions including dry skin, athlete’s foot, fallen arches, blisters, corns, calluses, plantar fasciitis and bunions. See Foot Conditions.
Taking preventive foot health care is important to anyone who has an active lifestyle or a job that involves long periods of standing, shoes with good arch support or orthotic insoles should be worn to correct biomechanical conditions such as flat feet and over-pronation. This approach is effective in alleviating symptoms as well as preventing bunions from worsening. If symptoms persist with foot pain after using any orthotics it’s always a good idea to have a biomechanical assessment is an examination of your feet, legs hips, and general structure performed by a podiatrist or shoe specialist.
Foot care amongst diabetics is incredibly important, people with diabetes need to take extra care to prevent blisters and dry skin which can lead to cracked heels as this could develop into an ulcer over time with the possibility of amputation at an advanced stage. Regular check ups with a HCPC registered podiatrist would be advisable.
Pampering our skin helps prevent many of the most common foot ailments. Foot care brands such as Flexitol and Gehwol products help tired, sore feet, broken nails, cold feet, burning feet, sweaty feet, athlete’s foot, cracked heels, callused skin, foot odour and dry foot skin.
Anti-fungal foot care products can be bought in the form of creams and sprays to prevent athlete’s foot and fungal nail infections. Nail care products such as nail polish can make the condition of your nails worse especially if you have a fungal nail infection. Dr.’s REMEDY is a podiatrist formulated highly nourishing formula that can be used in conjunction with topical fungus medications and will not make the condition worse, unlike most nail polish products. Every bottle of Dr.’s REMEDY is free of formaldehyde, formaldehyde resin, toluene, parabens, and phthalates—all potential carcinogens. Can help repair discoloured & brittle nails is diabetic friendly and safe for pregnant women looking to avoid harsh chemicals.