Health Tip: Protect Your Feet from the summer sun

Your feet can take a beating during the summer, notably from the high heat and sun exposure.

The Podiatrist recommends how to protect your tootsies during the hotter months:

  • Always wear shoes or sandals, even at the beach or pool. Avoid going barefoot.
  • Spread sunscreen over the tops of your feet, your heels and your toes. Reapply after getting out of the water.
  • To help reduce swelling in the feet, drink plenty of water throughout the day.
  • Frequently stretch, wiggle and flex your legs, toes and feet to help promote circulation.

See The Podiatrist for all your footcare needs

www.thepodiatrist.co.nz

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About Your feet and podiatry with Caron Orelowitz | Registered Podiatrist - Auckland

Caron Orelowitz was born in Johannesburg and emigrated to New Zealand in 1997. She studied Podiatry at The Witwatersrand Technikon and was in private practice in South Africa for a few years, before setting off to ‘the other side of the world’. Auckland Podiatry. Since 1998 she has been helping people of all ages who have problems with their feet, from the elderly, to sports people, and those who just want some TLC for the feet. At present she has 5 practices (with a satellite Diabetes Practice out West Auckland), owns a children’s shoe shop (Scooters in Remuera), and tries to fit in some exercise when time permits. Caron is an active member of Podiatry New Zealand (NZ), and holds the position of Treasurer for the Auckland Branch, as well as representing the Northern Region on the Executive Council. She is registered under HPCAA (Health Practitioner Competency Assurance Act), and is often seen attending (and organizing) Seminars and workshops. Caron has a special interest in Paediatrics and can often be seen on the floor showing children some exercises. ACC registered Discounts for Super Gold Card Holders, members of Grey Power and Green Prescription participants. www.thepodiatrist.co.nz www.yourfeet.co.nz

Posted on September 17, 2012, in Contact a Podiatrist, Your feet and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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