10 COMMON FEET PROBLEMS
"10 Common Foot Problems and How to Prevent Them"
"Ingrown toenails occur when the nail grows into the skin, causing pain, redness, and swelling. To prevent ingrown toenails, make sure you cut your toenails straight across and avoid cutting them too short."
Athlete's foot: "Athlete's foot is a fungal infection that can cause itching, burning, and cracking of the skin on the feet. To prevent athlete's foot, keep your feet clean and dry, wear clean socks and shoes, and avoid walking barefoot in public places."
"Plantar fasciitis is inflammation of the tissue that runs along the bottom of the foot, causing heel pain. To prevent plantar fasciitis, wear shoes with good arch support, stretch your feet and calves regularly, and avoid standing or walking for long periods on hard surfaces."
"Bunions are a bony bump that forms at the base of the big toe, causing pain and deformity. To prevent bunions, wear comfortable shoes that fit well, avoid high heels and tight shoes, and maintain a healthy weight."
Plantar warts: "Plantar warts are a viral infection that causes warts on the soles of the feet. To prevent plantar warts, avoid walking barefoot in public places, keep your feet clean and dry, and don't share shoes or socks with others."
"Diabetic neuropathy is a condition where high blood sugar damages the nerves in the feet, causing pain and numbness. To prevent diabetic neuropathy, manage your blood sugar levels, wear comfortable shoes that fit well, and inspect your feet regularly for cuts or sores."
"Calluses are thickened areas of skin on the feet, caused by repeated friction or pressure. To prevent calluses, wear comfortable shoes that fit well and use cushioned insoles or padding to reduce pressure on the feet."
"Flat feet is a condition where the arch of the foot collapses, causing pain and discomfort. To prevent flat feet, wear shoes with good arch support, do foot-strengthening exercises, and maintain a healthy weight."
"Heel spurs are bony growths that can develop on the heel bone, causing pain and discomfort with every step. To prevent heel spurs, wear comfortable shoes with good arch support, stretch your feet and calves regularly, and avoid standing or walking on hard surfaces for long periods."