Children with unequal leg lengths may benefit from shoe lifts or
inserts that equalize their leg lengths. This not only improves their ability
to walk normally, but it also decreases the tendency to develop
contractures on the joint affected by
Certain types of inflammation in the feet may also benefit from shoe
inserts that redistribute weight into the heel, taking weight off the sore
middle or front of the foot.
Treat athlete's foot at the first sign of itchiness.
Most cases of athlete's foot can be cured with over-the-counter antifungal products and basic good hygiene. Wash and dry your feet (including between the toes) every morning and evening, change socks or stockings daily, and don't wear the same shoes day after day to allow them time to dry completely before wearing them again. Sprinkle antifungal powder on feet and in your shoes daily. Antifungal creams and sprays are also effective...