The following tips may prevent toe, foot, or ankle problems.
Bathe your feet daily in lukewarm (not hot) water. Use a mild soap, preferably one containing moisturizers, or use a moisturizer separately.
Avoid problems by wearing good footwear. Wear comfortable and supportive shoes. Support weak or unstable ankles by using a brace or taping before exercise or activities that increase your risk of problems.
Wear the correct size panty hose and stockings. Avoid wearing constricting garters, knee-high, or thigh-high stockings.
Use a rubber mat to stand on if your work requires you to stand on hard surfaces. This may reduce stress on your feet.