We hear on the news about people walking across the country to raise money for good causes and we marvel at such an undertaking, but did you know the average person walks about 115,000 miles in their lifetime? That is to say they walk around the earth 4 times in their lifetime! Wow! Now, I know no one is going to start out on such a journey, but we need to pay particular attention to the health of our feet so we can complete this lifetime journey. Your feet support your body; help you maintain balance, and mobility. They are your foundation, shock absorbers, and propulsion engine all in one. The human foot is amazing. The foot and ankle has 26 bones (the bones in your two feet comprise about one quarter of the total bones in the human body), 33 joints, 107 ligaments and 19 muscles and tendons. The foot is capable of handling hundreds of tons of force…your body in motion. The stress of carrying you around all day puts your feet at high risk for injury more so than any other part of the body.

 

happyfeetOur feet are the second sweatiest part of our body (first place goes to our armpits) There are 250,000 sweat glands on each foot which can create ½ to 1 cup of perspiration per day. Unless this moisture is wicked away, our feet will become soggy and the skin will be soft and damp. Damp skin can become mushy and damage more easily than dry skin. Compression socks and compression stockings (support socks and support stockings) all have a built in wicking action to move the dampness away from the feet to the outside of the garment where evaporation occurs.

 

For this reason, we must pay particular attention to the health of our feet. Your legs and feet must last a life-time. You should check your feed daily for signs of cuts bruises, calluses, bunions, fungal infections and other signs of foot problems. You should check for swelling as it can be a sign or more serious circulatory issues. The feet should be washed regularly, dried completely with a thin cloth, and moisturized. Always wear your support socks or support stockings to assist your venous system moving fluids through your body, wick moisture away from your feet, and to protect your feet.

 

Baby FeetOur biodetic® Foot Cream can be an essential pat of your foot care. One or two daily applications, rubbed in well, will replenish the skin’s natural moisture resulting in smooth healthy feet. biodetic® is a highly emollient cream successfully proven to manage dry and cracked skin. Smooth, uncracked feet are a preventative measure against more severe health complications. biodetic® does not have any petroleum based products, preservatives, urea, alcohol, lanolin, or beeswax. The absence of these greatly reduces the risk of skin reactions. So baby your feet with biodetic® foot cream.

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Walking is one of the best exercises to maintain your body weight reduces the risk of diabetes, and help your body healthy remain healthy. In the morning check your feet, apply your biodetic®, put on your support hose or support socks and go outside to enjoy the beautiful morning.

 

 

Remember healthy feet are happy feet,

 

Vanda