DIABETES FOOT CARE and foot care for the aged

Dec 08, 2015 by Rosalie Tio Category: Uncategorised 0 comments Tags: Chiropody, Podiatry

Diabetes foot care is vital. Persons suffering from diabetes need to be extra careful with their feet. Infections of diabetic feet can be most serious, in some cases requiring amputation of the feet. People with diabetes tend to heal more slowly from cuts, sores and wounds, because the body's processes that fight infection tend to respond more slowly.

SIMPLE RULES for daily foot care

Dec 08, 2015 by Rosalie Tio Category: Uncategorised 0 comments Tags: Podiatry

Here are some tips to daily care for your feet. Do not wear tight socks or stockings; Maintain good air circulation; Keep your feet clean - wash daily with water and mild fungicidal soap ...

What is Chiropody?

Dec 07, 2015 by Rosalie Tio Category: Uncategorised 0 comments Tags: Chiropody, Podiatry

A chiropodist is someone trained in the treatment of minor foot disorders and who also provides general footcare advice. A chiropody treatment includes cutting of the toenails, the removal of in-grown toenails, callouses and corns and treatment for foot ailments such as plantar warts (verrucae), athlete's foot, sweaty feet, foot odour and dry / cracked heels.

CARE FOR CHILDREN’S FEET

Dec 07, 2015 by Rosalie Tio Category: Uncategorised 0 comments Tags: Chiropody, Podiatry

Have children's feet examined regularly by a chiropodist. Foot health begins in childhood. Your child's feet must carry him or her for a lifetime. Your child's life is certain to be happier if you have your child develop strong, healthy feet as he or she grows to maturity.