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How to Protect Your Feet This Spring

When you’re excited about spring upon us, you may get carried away, especially when you delve into your favorite activities. Inevitably, walking forma a significant part of your outdoor activity, and so, you need to have all the protection you need when it comes to ensuring the wellbeing of your feet.

There are several things that you may tend to neglect when it comes to foot care, and it’s the small things that matter even when you assume that they’re too small to harm you. To start with, using the right shoes and socks to match your activity. Using the best socks and shoes for absorbing perspiration and ensuring adequate ventilation matters a great deal.

Use Dry Socks and Shoes with Shock-Absorbent Capabilities

Make sure you use soft cotton socks in tandem with shoes that have soft inner lining as well as an extra soft sole lining. This will ensure better shock absorption that tends to impact your entire body, and will also protect your skin.

It’s important to realize that you need to make sure you use a dry pair of socks each time you venture outdoors, as this will prevent soreness. Socks that are even slightly damp can cause irritation and soreness and can be quite uncomfortable to endure.

Avoid Tight Socks and Shoes

Also make sure your shoes and socks are it too tight. This is a point that is often overlooked, and can quickly become a real problem for you. Cramped joints and sore areas are a usual result when you wear tight shoes, no matter how soft they may appear on the inside.

Often, people also use certain moisturizers to ensure minimum abrasion even with the softest of socks. So, this is one more option to consider along with using soft and well-padded shoes.

If you feel that you are currently suffering from a foot or ankle condition that will prevent you from living life to the fullest this spring, don’t hesitate to reach out to Family Foot Center! We are accepting new patients at both our Boynton Beach and Boca Raton office locations. Call us today for a consultation and get back on your feet. 

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