Health Tip: Protect Your Feet
(HealthDay News) -- Your feet can take a beating during the summer, notably from the high heat and sun exposure.
The American Podiatric Medical Association suggests how to protect your tootsies during the hotter months:
Always wear shoes or sandals, even at the beach or pool. Avoid going barefoot.
Spread sunscreen over the tops of your feet, your heels and your toes. Reapply after getting out of the water.
To help reduce swelling in the feet, drink plenty of water throughout the day.
Frequently stretch, wiggle and flex your legs, toes and feet to help promote circulation.
- Rising Atlantic Ocean Temperatures Could Pose Threat to Reefs
September 18, 2014
- Sunny Skies Tied to Suicide Rates
September 12, 2014
Learn More About Sharp
Sharp HealthCare is San Diego's health care leader with seven hospitals, two medical groups and a health plan. Learn more about our San Diego hospitals, choose a Sharp-affiliated San Diego doctor or browse our comprehensive medical services.
Copyright ©2012 HealthDay. All rights reserved.