Dos and Don’ts for Healthy Winter Feet

Socks Hiking Boots 80931 S 150x150Maintaining healthy feet during the winter is a matter of keeping them warm and dry. Also, it’s about keeping them safe from injury, frostbite, the pain of Raynaud’s disease, and the effects of diabetes. Here are some dos and don’ts to keep in mind as we count the days until spring. Do update your sock drawer. If you’re outside hiking, running, or shoveling the snow…

Protect Your Feet from Frostbite

2589262 1920 Snow Snow Boot Male Man Female Women Feet Shoes Frostbite Cold Weather 1536x1152Frostbite can strike your ears, nose, fingers, and toes when you’re outside in the cold for a long time, or if your skin isn’t well protected against freezing temperatures. And while the winter of 2020 may not go down in history as the coldest ever in northeastern Ohio, temperatures are still hovering around the freezing point or just below. “Frostbite” literally means frozen skin. The…