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6 Simple Foot Care Routines Better Healthier Feet

Feet are probably the most neglected part of the human body. Think about it, how many times have you thought about your feet? Have you really considered how important your feet are when they are working so hard to support your body and take you wherever you need to go? Follow the following simple steps to ensure your feet are in check and given the love they deserve.

 

Keep your feet clean and dry

Practice good hygiene by washing your feet daily and drying well in between the toes. Increased moisture to the foot can increase the risk of fungal infections. If your feet sweat a lot, wear moisture wicking socks and breathable shoes.

Moisturizing

Just as it is not good to have overly moist feet, you don’t want to have overly dry feet as well. Your skin is your body’s first and greatest defence against external aggressors, so you want to make sure you’re keeping it in its optimal condition. Protect the integrity of your skin and reinforce its elasticity to combat the pressures and stresses caused by walking or running by applying moisturizer on at least once every day.

Proper Nail Cutting

Your toenails grow about 1 mm in length per month and should be trimmed every couple of months to reduce the risk of damage and trauma. When cutting your toenails, make sure to cut straight across (you can smooth the corners with a file) and not too short to reduce the risk of ingrown toenails. If you have a difficult time reaching your toenails, have vision problems, or are diabetic, book an appointment with a Registered Chiropodist who can help with regular nail care.

Proper Footwear

Your footwear choices have a huge impact on your overall foot health. When purchasing shoes, always consider the activity which you intend to use them to reduce risk of injury. Shoes are typically made with a certain purpose in mind. In addition, try to limit the use of high heels, ballet flats, flip flops, and other shoes that do not offer any support or cushioning. Finally, always buy your shoes according to your foot shape and size. Don’t try to fit a wide foot into a narrow, pointed shoe.

Regular Self Examination

Examine your feet regularly. Check for any changes in the nail, skin (don’t forget in between the toes!), and overall structure of your foot. Look for things like changes in colour, consistency, shape of the nail; thickened, peeling, irritated, itchy skin; flattened arches, splaying of the toes, bunions, digital deformities, etc. In general, the sooner you address an issue, the better the overall outcome.

Periodic visits to a Chiropodist

A Registered Chiropodist is a primary health care professional who specializes in the assessment, management, and prevention of dysfunctions, disorders, and diseases of the foot. Book an appointment with a Chiropodist if you notice any changes to your feet, want to get a general foot assessment, or wish to maintain optimal foot health.

 

Here’s to Many More Years of Foot Care!

At Feet First Clinic, we’re always excited to welcome new clients! After a successful 12 years of treating our amazing patients, we’re ready to continue offering only the best foot care services and products. Give us a call to ask our friendly staff any questions you may have! Our Toronto foot specialists are ready to help!

Call us at 416-769-3338 or Book Your Assessment Today!

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Emily

Administrative Assistant

Emily is the newest addition to the Feet First family. She assists with the clinic’s accounting and finances, as well as all the behind-the-scenes work that keeps the clinic running smoothly. In addition to her accounting smarts, she brings sunshine and positivity to everyone at Feet First Clinic.

Erica Halpern

Marketing and Administrative Assistant (She/Her)

Part of our administrative support staff, Erica also works behind the scenes writing and editing content for our website and blog. She loves researching and writing educational content to help patients and anyone dealing with pain. When she’s not busy in the clinic, you’ll find her at her local gym, exploring underground music, hiking with friends, or cheering on her favourite sports teams (Go Jays!). She also loves huskies!

Sophie Rudahigan

Clinic Administrator (She/Her)
Sophie prides herself on providing top-tier customer service. She is here to ensure a smooth visit for all clients. In addition to overseeing the clinic’s administration and day-to-day operations, she maintains the cosmetic appearance of the store. She is the magic behind our elaborate display case designs and also ensures the clinic is stocked with stylish (but still orthopedic!) footwear options for all ages.

Bianca Carter

CEO (She/Her)

Day in and out, Bianca works hard to ensure Feet First Clinic runs smoothly. Customer service is at the top of her list and she treats every customer like family. Bianca has a passion for fitness and is dedicated to helping people take care of their feet and body. There is no problem that she can’t solve and she believes that where there is a will, there’s a way.

Carolina Charles

Patient Relation Coordinator (She/Her)

If you’ve been to the clinic before, chances are you had the pleasure of meeting Carolina! Carolina’s daily goal is going above and beyond to make sure patients are always completely satisfied. Having worked in the podiatry industry for 22 years, Carolina brings a wealth of knowledge pertaining to client service, insurance policies, and procedures.​ She steers the ship to make sure everything runs smoothly on the daily. Carolina is known for spicing up every outfit with her signature costume jewellery.