Put your BEST FOOT forward

Phelps, Kerryn
September 2012
Australian Women's Weekly;Sep2012, Vol. 82 Issue 9, p193
The article offers information on common foot problems affecting women. Athlete's foot is a fungal infection that can be treated with an anti-fungal cream, changing socks daily and after exercise and drying the feet properly. Surgery is a treatment option for painful or unsightly bunions. Medical conditions that can affect the feet are nerve damage, diabetes, arthritis and gout. Preventive measures include managing high cholesterol, a healthy diet and daily exercise.


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