If you find that your shoes are becoming smelly, it may be attributed to your daily routine and habits. If you exercise often or participate in a lot of physical activity, you may be wearing shoes that aren’t able to properly ventilate your feet. Shoes that have cotton or mesh material can help regulate sweat from your feet. Avoid wearing the same pair of shoes for a long period of time, and make sure to wear socks. Also opt for washing your feet and even your shoes if necessary.
Regardless of season or weather, everyday foot care should be practiced year round. For more information about everyday foot care, consult with Dr. Jeffrey Conforti of New Jersey. Dr. Conforti will answer any of your foot- and ankle-related questions.
Everyday Foot Care
Often, people take care of their bodies, face and hair more so than they do for their feet. But the feet are a very important aspect of our bodies, and one that we should pay more attention to. After all, without our feet, we would not be able to perform most daily tasks. It is best to check your feet regularly to make sure there are no new bruises or cuts that you may not have noticed before, for example.
For dry feet, moisturizer can easily be a remedy and can be applied as often as necessary to the affected areas. Wearing shoes that fit well can also help you maintain good foot health, as well as making it easier to walk and do daily activities without the stress or pain of ill-fitting shoes, high heels, or even flip flops.
Also, wearing clean socks with closed shoes is important to ensure that sweat and bacteria do not accumulate within the shoe. Clean socks help to prevent athlete’s foot, fungi problems, bad odors, and can absorb sweat.
If you have any questions, please contact one of our offices located in Paramus and Clifton, NJ. We offer the newest diagnostic and treatment technologies for all your foot care needs.