- Wash your feet daily. Rinse off all soap and dry thoroughly, especially between toes.
- Trim nails straight across, and not too short. Don’t cut out or dig at corners.
- Do not trim, shave, or use over-the-counter medicines to dissolve corns or calluses
- Wear clean socks or stockings, changed daily.
- Don’t wear any that are too short or too tight.
- Wear shoes that fit.
Some people’s feet sweat more than others and are more prone to athlete’s foot. These tips may help:
- Wear shoes made of leather or canvas – not synthetics. Sandals are good.
- Make sure your toes have sufficient room for comfort in your shoes.
- Switch shoes from day to day.
- Use foot powder.
- See your doctor if severe problems persist.
- Look for nonskid soles.
- Don’t let the rubber meet the road.
- Avoid heavy treads.
- Avoid asking a woman to sacrifice her sense of style.
- Go for a good fit.
- Take extra precautions once shuffling starts.
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