Cracks in the feet occur for many reasons. Main – this is a bad skin care of the feet, wearing improper footwear, prolonged standing and walking, including walking barefoot, lack of vitamins, metabolic disorders and common diseases. Particularly susceptible to cracking of the elderly.
If cracks it is better to consult a specialist podiatrist. He will choose drugs, will explain how to properly care for the skin of the feet, if necessary, sent for treatment of the underlying disease. You can also go to a qualified master for the pedicure, if the cracks are not deep, and you have no skin diseases, timely and qualitative processing of the stop will improve their condition. If you have no such possibility, try to handle the situation on their own, but do not contact the dubious pedicure salons where you might be doing more harm improper handling or an infection.
Feet must be kept clean at least two times a day to wash, not to wear narrow, rigid, impervious to moisture and air shoes and synthetic socks. Prerequisite – daily use of special healing tools (you can buy them at the pharmacy). Well, if you every day to make a warm foot bath with emollient and disinfectant additives. Do not wash the Horny layer of the skin on the feet with a pumice stone until complete healing of cracks. Often lubricate the skin greasy nourishing cream. Prevent your foot dry up or, on the contrary, long exposed to moisture. And try to recover the smaller load of the feet – do not stand or walk for long periods of time, put in athletic training, and a sauna. Do not get carried away people's recipes and advice of friends – what is good for one person may severely affect another.
When the crack finally healed, do not cease to care for the feet. Do not use a hard pumice stone, moisturize and nourish the skin with vitamin creams, prevent foot sweating heavily or dry and scaly. Don't forget about regular pedicures. Regular massage will also help you to improve the blood circulation of the feet and to increase metabolic processes in the skin.