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How Do I Use a Foot Roller?

An important part of everyday foot care is knowing how to properly stretch out the feet. One important way that someone might go about stretching out the bottom of their feet, or arch, is by utilizing a foot roller. A foot roller can be used in a seated position. When sitting down, place the foot roller underneath one foot at a time. Then, slowly and gently roll the roller underneath the arch of the foot back and forth. By using a foot roller, an individual can gently stretch out the plantar fascia of the foot. You will then be able to combat the onset of conditions like plantar fasciitis. One might use a foot roller everyday as part of their everyday foot care. If you are someone that wants to learn more about foot rollers, it is suggested that you contact a podiatrist today.

Everyday foot care is very important to prevent infection and other foot ailments. If you need your feet checked, contact Charles Oehrlein, DPM from Hoover Foot Care. Our practitioner can provide the care you need to keep you pain-free and on your feet.

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. 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 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. 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 feel free to contact our office located in Hoover, AL . We offer the newest diagnostic and treatment technologies for all your foot and ankle needs.

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