Moisturize Your Cracked Heels For Smooth Summer Skin

Out of sight, out of mind. That’s what often happens to your feet. You are so busy playing tennis or softball, hiking our gorgeous Denver area trails, or spending long hours on your feet at work, that you have little time to think about their health and condition. Summer is a prime time for skin problems like cracked heels to develop.

This is partly because you wear sandals and open back shoes more often, so your heels are exposed to the dry air. It may also be because you perspire more, don’t drink enough, or can’t kick your habit of taking long, hot showers or baths—even in summer. Age and certain diseases like diabetes or psoriasis compound the problem. Here are some tips to help you keep your skin in better condition this summer:

Need help with cracked heels? Come to the experts. At Rocky Mountain Foot & Ankle Center, our podiatrists will help diagnose what may be causing them, and recommend treatment. If home-care remedies don’t do the trick, we can prescribe therapeutic creams and lotions that may work better. Just give us a call at (303) 423-2520 to schedule an appointment at one of our four offices.

Author Rocky Mountain Foot & Ankle Center

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