10 Foot Care Tips For Patients With Vascular Problems

  1. Wash with mild soap and water
  2. DO NOT SOAK FEET
  3. Check water temperature with a bath thermometer. It should be between 32 and 35 degrees celcius.
  4. Dry with soft towel; pay particular attention between the toes
  5. DO NOT CUT YOUR OWN NAILS IF YOU HAVE POOR VISION
  6. Cut nails straight across
  7. Ensure good lighting
  8. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO REMOVE CALLUSES AND CORNS, consult your physician or podiatrist
  9. Do not go barefooted
  10. Wear comfortable shoes; avoid high heels and pointed toe shoes

 

 

 

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