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Are pedicures good for my feet’s health? Why, yes they are!`

Hot summer’s mean sandal wearing season is here.  And sandal wearing season means frequent trips to your local spa to get that extra special pedicure. Pedicures do more than just clean up your feet. They are good for your health.

Did you know that by getting frequent pedicure treatments, you are reducing pain, infection and joint pain?  A good pedicure is suppose to do all of these things plus give your confidence a boost.  Interested in learning more?  Here’s a comprehensive list of reasons why you should get pedicures all year long.

Pedicures help my feet because..

  • Increase confidence with wearing sandals. Some people feel insecure wearing sandals because they feel that their feet are not attractive enough.  Yet by going to a spa or performing an in-house pedicure treatment, your spirits will be boosted plus your feet will stay healthy.
  • Your skin and joints are healthier. Every pedicure regiment starts with a spa soak. A spa soak softens your skin and the spa bath, itself encourages circulation throughout your ankles and lower legs. This procedure reduces pain and swelling, and this is often the case since most people sit or stand throughout the day. In addition, softened skin decreases the chance of having corns and calluses formed.
  • Though pedicures are most popular during Summer and Spring time, consider getting them during Fall and Winter. Cold weather can serve as a drying agent for your skin and nails. If you don’t take proper care of your feet during colder months, you may get dry and brittle nails. Aside from the fact that they are super painful, this could increase your chance of getting an infection. So treat your feet, all year long.
  • Some people say the best part of getting a pedicure is getting a massage. Massages feel great but they also have positive health properties for your feet. A good foot massage can enhance circulation in the lower legs and feet. While this occurs, tight muscles will easily get loosened.  Massages also help enhance better joint performance, especially during cold weather seasons.

If any foot problems persist, be sure to schedule an appointment with one of the foot care specialists at We Treat Feet!

If you have any other questions or wish to schedule an appointment, contact We Treat Feet Podiatry by clicking here to view our various locations and phone numbers!

We Treat Feet! That’s what we do. From the simplest nail problems, to the most complex foot deformities, we provide exceptional care in a kind and compassionate manner. We offer board certified physicians that have spent years learning the intricate structures and functions of the human foot and ankle. No knees or elbows here, only the best foot and ankle care available in Maryland.

From heel pain, bunions, Sports medicine injuries, broken bones, neuromas, hammertoes, and flatfeet to Achilles tendon problems, we have the most modern technology available to help you, including digital x-ray, diagnostic ultrasound, and vascular testing equipment.

Our physician team offers treatments for people of all ages, from infants to seniors. No foot is too big, no problem is too big, because remember, We Treat Feet!

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