For optimal care of dry and sensitive skin.
Suitable for diabetics. Reduces callus/dry skin after short-term use of two weeks, and consistently over four weeks. Effective to prevent diabetic foot lesions as many diabetics have dry foot skin.
5.0% pure Tea Tree oil.
Softens excessive callous formation. Purifies any wounds or areas of inflammation. To mildly cleanse and refresh tired feet. Great for walkers or for swollen feet.
GEHWOL FUSSKRAFT Herbal Lotion cools and refreshes tired feet, softens calluses and prevents itching of the skin and infections. The feet enjoy long-lasting deodorisation, foot odour is eliminated and the skin remains smooth and beautiful. 150ml.
GEHWOL caring Footdeo contains natural essential oils from rosemary and lavender in a balanced combination with herbal extracts from camomile and peppermint , as well as the skin-vitamin Panthenol.
Elasticated stockinette with a foam insert. For compression and support. 90cm length. Cut to size.Ideal light protection for sore heels or ankles.
Cushion, protect and reduce toe pain and pressure with every step. Podopro Gel Tubes help relieve:
• Hammer Toes
• Corn pain
• Hard Skin
Available in Knit and Mesh, Mesh fabric provides gentle compression. The gel inside the tube slowly releases medical grade mineral oil which softens and moisturises skin. For sizes see below:
Absorbs shock, impact and provides even distribution of pressure in the forefoot area.
Anatomically designed for comfort and support for the ball of the foot and helps reduce the burning sensation in the metatarsal heads.
Ideal for conditions such as fat pad atrophy, metatarsalgia and Morton's Neuroma.
An elastic bandage with one side coated in a thin layer of mineral oil gel. Conforms to difficult or irregular surfaces of the body and will not slide, the gel moves with the skin and does not promote skin irritation.
The DS6 Decompression Foot Sleeve with K-Zone® Technology simulates therapeutic taping to relieve the painful symptoms of moderate to severe Plantar Fasciitis, heel pain, foot swelling, and other arch & heel conditions. White available.
Swollen Feet: Symptoms, Causes, Treatment & Prevention
What are Swollen Feet?
Swollen Feet is a condition where the muscles in the feet have an excessive build-up of fluid. Gravity pulls the fluids to your feet and ankles, causing them to swell.
What causes Swollen Feet?
Swelling can be caused by a serious condition of the kidney, heart, liver or blood vessels. Some other causes of swelling are:
• Eating a poor diet high in salt and carbohydrates • Taking birth control or hormone replacement therapy pills • Pregnancy • PMS • Sodium retention • Muscle injury • Varicose veins • History of phlebitis • Allergic reactions • Neuromuscular disorders
Treatment and prevention of Swollen Feet
Treatment of Swollen Feet/Swollen foot will depend on the cause of the swelling. One of the first treatment options is to elevate the legs above the level of the heart. Anti-inflammatory medicine can also help reduce swelling.
• Cut back on salt • Drink plenty of water • Put your feet up Lying on your back, rest your feet at least 12 inches above the level of your heart for 10 to 15 minutes, three or four times a day. • Use support stockings • Exercise regularly • Avoid standing in place for long period of time • Avoid long periods of sitting • Lose excess weight
This information is for guidance only. If you are in doubt at all, please consult your nearest health professional.