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Why You May Want to Retire Your Slippers

Wearing slippers around the house, especially during the colder months is quite common. Many people like to slip their feet into slippers upon padding around the house. In the new working-from-home era, slipper use has no doubt spiked. While there is nothing inherently wrong with wearing slippers — they’re pretty darn comfy and keep your toes warm — there are some risks and problems wearing poorly designed slippers. Below, we will discuss some of the potential risks that you [...]

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Minimizing Risk of Ingrown Toenails

There is no single cause responsible for all cases of ingrown toenails; rather, there are a variety of different possibilities. Ingrown toenails are rather common, so don’t beat yourself up if you bend down to notice that your toenail, usually on the big toe, begins curving inward and into the skin of the toenail. This is a minor nuisance that can be painful, but it can be avoided. The good news is that finding and correcting the problems can [...]

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Things You Should Be Doing For Your Feet

Feet are just one of those body parts that many of us don’t give much thought or attention to. This can often lead to foot issues that could have been prevented, or at least resolved early on. Whether it is infections or foot injuries, there are things we don’t often pay attention to, or neglect, until the issues are glaring and we are forced to deal with them. Regardless of how you spend your days, there are likely some [...]

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Frostbite

As we continue on with winter and the drop in temperature it brings, not to mention the dumping of snow, frostbite is definitely something to worry about. Not only do you need to worry about your extremities like your hands, ears, and nose, you also need to be considering your feet, when stepping out into the sludge. In this blog post today, we will discuss frostbite symptoms, prevention measures, and how to treat frostbite. One of the preventive steps [...]

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Caring For Your Feet When You Have Diabetes

Taking good care of your feet is something everyone should take more seriously, and this is especially true for individuals who are diabetic. Diabetes can be dangerous to your feet, as it may cause nerve damage that takes away feeling in your feet, making it difficult to feel the pain of a foot injury, and severe consequences may result. Diabetes may also reduce blood flow to the feet, making it harder to heal an injury or resist infection. Because [...]

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Winter Foot Care Tips

As we get further into the colder months, it may be easy to think that we don’t need to pay as much attention to our feet as we do in the warmer months when they are exposed. Heavy socks and boots don’t protect our feet from many common ailments as much as we think they might, making it important to continue to regularly take note of how your feet are looking and feeling. Keep reading for tips on how [...]

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All About Plantar Warts

Plantar warts are hard, grainy growths that appear on your heel or balls of your feet. Plantar warts are named because they most commonly grow in the plantar fascia, which is the wide band of tissue that spans the bottom of the foot. SteriShoe does not prevent plantar warts, but it does use a powerful UV light to eliminate bacteria living in your shoes. SteriShoe fights foot infections, foot and shoe odor, toenail fungus, and athlete’s foot infections by [...]

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Getting Rid of Nail Fungus for Good

If you’re dealing with nail fungus, rest assured that you are not alone. It can be quite a common condition that many people struggle with. You will likely notice symptoms of nail fungus yourself, but it can also be diagnosed by a dermatologist, which will examine your nails and nearby skin. It’s important to check the skin because the fungus can spread. You may already have a skin infection caused by fungus, like athlete’s foot. In order to get [...]

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Most Frequent Foot Infections

Foot infections can be born from trauma, skin disease, infection, and even the simple weight that we place on our feet can change the skin. Further, foot infections can include a number of conditions, like warts, athlete’s foot, and bacterial infections. One of the biggest perpetrators of foot infections is the condition that your shoes are in, making it imperative that you clean them regularly. While you can’t see it, there are plenty of bacteria growing in your shoes, [...]

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Getting Rid of Your Shoe Odor

There are more sweat glands in your feet than anywhere else on your body. When bacteria breaks down that sweat, it can make your shoes stink. Because all the sweat from your feet eventually soaks into your shoes, it can be a hard problem to avoid. Shoe odor isn’t anything new, as a matter of fact, it’s also pretty common. But just because it’s common doesn’t mean it isn’t an irritating problem that you will eventually have to deal [...]

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