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Five Winter Foot Care Tips for Diabetics

Posted by on Nov 30, 2016 in Diabetic Foot Care | Comments Off on Five Winter Foot Care Tips for Diabetics

Five Winter Foot Care Tips for Diabetics

Cooler temperatures call for a change in wardrobe and a change in the daily foot care routine for those with diabetes. In recognition of American Diabetes Month, Advanced Podiatry offers these five diabetic foot care tips to help you maintain optimal foot health during the winter. Check your feet daily. Diabetes causes nerve and blood vessel damage that can lead to foot problems if an individual develops neuropathy. Inspect your feet daily for any open sores, cracks, dryness, blisters, foot ulcers, corns, and calluses. Also, check in between your toes for any peeling of skin and moisture, which can be signs of a foot infection. Foot ulcers are common among diabetics and...

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Frostbite: Arm Yourself with Facts

Posted by on Mar 3, 2015 in Foot Care | Comments Off on Frostbite: Arm Yourself with Facts

Frostbite: Arm Yourself with Facts

With record lows, frostbite should be taken seriously. Unfortunately, as we see in our office, all too often it’s not. It starts innocent enough, you brush it off – you can handle a little cold, you always have. This article is especially important for those who work out in the cold, dedicated runners, skiers, snowboarders and anyone else who is out in the cold on a regular basis. Frostbite 101 Frostbite is a serious injury to the body. It most commonly occurs in the parts of the body farthest from the heart, such as fingers and toes, and those with large exposed areas. Severe cases of frostbite can lead to amputation. It’s important to seek medical attention for...

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Winter Foot Care Tips

Posted by on Jan 19, 2015 in Foot Care, Products, Sports | Comments Off on Winter Foot Care Tips

Winter Foot Care Tips

No matter what your New Years resolution, you need your feet to get you where you want to go. The winter time can wreak havoc on our feet in so many ways… From fungal infections to common injuries, we have tips to help ensure a healthy winter for your feet!   Custom Shoe Fittings Prevent Injury First things first – make sure to buy properly fitted boots. This is especially important for children. Although winter boots – or ski and snowboarding footwear – may be pricey, it’s not a good idea to buy a size bigger than you need thinking you can get some extra use for your children. Properly fitted boots are necessary to prevent blisters,...

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