Foot health

  1. Bullet According to health experts, shoes are well-fitted when:

  2. 1.They are comfortable when you buy them.

  3. 2.You can wiggle your toes in them.

  4. 3.They have a strong sole that flexes at the ball of your foot (at the base of the big toe).

  1. Bullet Shoe sizes can change with weight and with age, so use it as an excuse to go shoe shopping!

  1. Bullet The foot has 26 bones, 33 joints, and more than 100 tendons, muscles, and ligaments. It is a biological marvel.

  1. Bullet Wash feet daily with soap and warm water. Dry completely.

  1. Bullet If you have diabetes or circulatory disease, get regular checkups and pay special attention to your feet, showing any foot injuries to your doctor immediately. Pedicures or foot baths may actually increase the risk of infection for these conditions.

  1. Bullet In case of a minor injury, practice “RICE:”

  2. Rest: Stay off your feet.

  3. Ice: Keep the injury site iced for 20-minutes, then off for 40 minutes.

  4. Compression: Wrap the injury to keep swelling minimal.

  5. Elevation: Keep your feet up, if possible.

  6. Consult your doctor.

  1. Bullet Try feet exercises to keep them strong and dancing fit!