Self Inspections a Great Way to Prevent or Minimize Foot Concerns.

December 15, 2023

Choose a comfortable spot to sit with good lighting

  • Clean feet from lint, dirt or debris
  • Use a mirror to see bottoms and between toes
  • Look for signs of skin breakage, bruising, colour change or swelling
  • Feel for temperature differences and changes to bone shape
  • Smell for odor that may be a sign of infection
  • Write down findings and provide first aid to concerns
  • Follow up with a health provider if no signs of healing in 24-48 hours