Our feet do a lot of work and carry our burden all day long and help us perform many actions as well. So show gratitude towards the most hardworking part of our body and pamper them with a pedicure once in a while. Taking utmost care of your feet through home foot care can allow them to able to serve you lifelong. A huge variety of gels, creams and lotions are available in the market which can be used for the softening of the skin before you use any device for removing the hard skin from the foot. I was going to write my first reflexology article explaining all about reflexology and how it works, yet something someone said last night during a meeting I attended inspired me to write about the feet and why it is of benefit to work with them. Someone made a brief comment about their feet, which another person answered saying ?well, everyone?s feet are always sore!? This comment made me realize that reflexology or not, there are so many reasons as to why we should ALWAYS look after our feet. We owe it to them! With over 75% of the population suffering from foot problems, almost everyone is looking for a foot product to fix their problems. Is Peg Egg the answer to all of our problems? Personally, I think this gadget is better suited in the kitchen rather than the medicine cabinet. Many people suffer from calluses and they can be very unsightly and very painful. Elbows, knees, and feet are completely covered in the winter months, and usually forgotten until spring. Clothing and boots can cause friction that creates a buildup of thick skin. A good scrubbing with a natural lofah sponge, followed by a rich cream will remove any problems here. Never, never, never go barefoot. Not even at home on carpet. You can step on something easily and get an infected puncture wound. Think tacks, sewing needles, even wiry dog hair can be a problem! Take care of your diabetes! Multiple studies have shown the complications of diabetes can be diminished by keeping your sugars under control. Keep that HgA1c under 6 if you can. This is hard to do by yourself. Work with your doctor and nutritionist for optimal care. Communicate often with your medical team. The wood is of good quality as it does not mould or even crack. Does not even get soft or soggy when wet. A hard com can be removed by cutting it away, but such surgery is not for amateurs. People have died from secondary infections resulting from careless and even unsanitary cutting of corns. Unless the persistent pressure and rubbing on the foot are controlled, the com will return promptly after treatment. The pressure can be modified by wearing suitably-prepared pads in the shoes, and otherwise protecting the area. Long hours of work under conditions of stress put an extra burden on the feet The ligaments that connect the muscles with the bones become overstretched, tender, and swollen. When your feet get painful you concentrate on them instead of the work. Hammertoes are a condition where your toes (maybe just a single toe, but never the big toe) are not correctly positioned. But with great effort you might be able to straighten your toes. Hammertoes can cause pain in the top of the toes, especially during running. A neuroma is a collection of nerve endings (usually between the 3rd and 4th toe) where their coverings have become inflamed. There is a burning sensation that's like an electric tingling or shooting pain; accompanied by numbness. Even though there is no swelling or lumps, the pain can be pretty bad. You can also soak your foot in warm water and epsom salt for about 30 minutes. Do this thrice a day to soften the hard, thick skin. After soaking, dry your feet with a soft towel. Now apply a lotion containing aloe vera or use fresh aloe vera juice on your feet. Now, wrap your feet in a plastic bag, leave it for an hour. Remove the plastic bag and rub the corn surface with a pumice stone gently. This is one of the effective foot corn remedies. Venous - Related to compromised veins. These ulcers are often seen around the inside of the ankle and are slow to heal Painful and expensive surgery can have your warts return or leave you with with a permanent scar. The roots of a wart can go very deep and will grow back again and again. Warts can come back or worse yet spread to other parts of your body like wildfire. You may have spent countless dollars on over the counter products or surgery for warts only to find out they didn't work. Stop wasting your hard earned money right now. Did you know that honey as an ingredient is good for you and your skin's health? It not only soothes your skin, it's also an effective skincare aid. When you think of beauty, do you just see it as something that makes your commute take much longer? If so, then you have a very narrow view of the subject. Beauty is so much more than that and it can be personalized so that it works with your own schedule. Read on to find out how. Smear Vaseline onto your feet before you go to bed. This will leave your feet feeling as soft and taut as they do after getting a professional pedicure! Do this every night before you go to sleep. After you apply the Vaseline, don some socks before you tuck yourself in for the night.