How to look after your feet

It is important to look after your feet.

Your feet may not hurt.


Look at your feet every day.

Look for


  • sores.
  • red skin.
  • broken skin


  • cracked skin

Check the skin

    • on your toes and your heel
    • between your toes

    Other things to look for

    • hard parts on your feet.
    • your feet can look big.
    • they look different to yesterday.
    • your feet may feel tight in your shoes.
      • your toe nails can look different.

      You should see a foot health worker.

      They are called a podiatrist.

      You should do this every year.

      This is general information. Talk to your doctor for information made for you.