Happy New Year from your Brandon Podiatrist, Rajnish Manohar! At the Gentle Foot Care Clinic we realize you may have foot troubles, yet really feel no discomfort in your feet. Checking your feet each day will certainly assist you find issues early before they get worse. A good way to bear in mind is to inspect your feet each night when you take off your shoes and socks. Also look very carefully in between your toes. If you have problem bending over to see your feet, try utilizing a mirror to see them, or ask someone else to check out your feet.
Some things to look out for:
- cuts, sores, or red spots
- swelling or fluid-filled blisters
- in-grown nails, in which the edge of your nail becomes your skin
- corns or calluses, which are spots of rough skin triggered by excessive rubbing or pressure on the very same area
- plantar warts, which are flesh-colored developments under of the feet
- professional athlete’s foot
- warm or hot spots
Blood flow is important
Attempt the adhering to tips to improve blood flow to your feet:
- Put your feet up when you are sitting.
- Wiggle your toes for a few minutes throughout the day. Move your ankles backwards and forwards and also in and out to aid blood circulation in your feet as well as legs.
- Do not use tight socks or flexible stockings. Do not try to stand up loosened socks with elastic band.
- Be more active. Choose tasks that are easy on your feet, such as walking, dancing, yoga exercise or stretching, swimming, or bike riding.
- Stop smoking cigarettes.
When should I see Dr. Manohar concerning foot problems?
Call your healthcare company as soon as possible if you have
- a cut, blister, or bruise on your foot that does not begin to heal after a couple of days
- skin on your foot that ends up being red, warm, or unpleasant– signs of a possible infection
- a callus with dried blood inside of it, which usually can be the initial indicator of an injury under the callus
- a foot infection that becomes black and also foul-smelling– signs you may have gangrene
Brandon Podiatrist Rajnish Manohar wants you to have healthy feet
If you have an issue with your feet, you can get some relief at the Gentle Foot Care clinic. Please get in touch with Dr. Manohar at (813) 502-5904 and set an appointment with his staff in Brandon. You can also send Dr. Manohar a message via email by using this contact form.
Dr. Manohar has been in private practice as a Podiatrist in Zephyrhills since 2001, treating Foot and Ankle Pain including Diabetic Foot Pain and Neuropathy, as well as, providing routine Diabetic Foot Care.
Dr. Manohar is board certified by the American Board of medical specialties in Podiatric Medicine. He is a member of the American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine. Dr. Manohar resides in Temple Terrace, Florida.
Dr. Manohar specializes in treating foot and ankle pain, Plantar Fasciitis and Heel spurs, Neuromas, Peripheral Neuropathy, Ingrown toenails, Non healing wounds, corns, calluses, Warts, Cysts, Toenail fungus.