National I Love My Feet Day is a recent addition to the Calendar of Events for the Year. August 17th marks that Day.
I know from my own experience that my feet would walk, run, help me dig in the garden, and a host of other activities that I took completely for granted, until one of the tendons in my feet started to act up.
Common Problems with Feet!
Through the day wear comfortable shoes that fit well. For me, I added my inserts into my shoes for better walking ability. At my age(60+), flip flops are NOT recommended foot attire. Oh if you are just sitting in the garden, bare feet and flip flops are okay, but not if you are planning a walk, hike or any kind of other "work" for your feet(like digging in the garden).
Athletes' Foot Fungus
Toe Nail Fungus
Good Foot Care is mandatory for Good Foot Health.
Feet if well taken care of, will keep you moving through the day, without too much trouble.
If you are Diabetic you must be extra careful with your foot care regime. If you are under a doctors care, they could recommend a foot clinic for you to keep on top of any issues that may arise. Because Diabetes can affect your circulation, the feet and hands can become much more prone to difficulties and with that, much harder to treat. If you are diabetic please be under a doctors care, but especially for your feet because small issues can become very large issues for the diabetic with foot problems.
Please note: This is meant as general information and not medical advice. If you are having problems with your feet in any way, see your doctor. He/She will give you advice for your particular problems.
Just for fun: Feet are also a method of measurement!
* This bit of information was found in the 60th anniversary edition of Guinness' Book of Records.
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