Nursing Foot Care
Care Connection offers Foot
Care Nursing by a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) or Registered Nurse (RN).
Nursing Foot Care Service includes:
- In home visits
- Assessment and referral as necessary
- Treatment of common and uncommon foot and
- Trimming and filing of toenails
- Relaxing foot soak and massage
Michelle looks after a patients footcare
Experts say that problems with our feet can be the first sign of more
serious medical conditions such as arthritis, diabetes, and nerve and
circulatory disorders. It is especially important for older adults to
exercise good foot care.
Here are some foot care tips:
- Practice good foot care. Check your feet regularly,
or have a member of your family check them.
- It also helps to keep blood circulating to your feet
as much as possible. Do this by putting your feet up when you are
sitting or lying down, stretching if you've had
to sit for a long while, walking, having a gentle foot massage, or
taking a warm foot bath.
- Avoid pressure from shoes that don't
- Avoid exposing your feet to cold temperatures.
sit for long periods of time (especially with your legs crossed).
smoke because it decreases blood supply and increases the chance of
swelling and other circulatory problems.
- Wear comfortable shoes that fit well. This can
prevent many foot problems.