The leading cause of hangnails and ingrown toenails is clumsy nail trimming. Use toenail clippers to keep them short and file down rough edges. File nails into a shape that mirrors the curve of your nail base. After trimming, dab nails with tea tree oil, a natural anti-fungal, to help keep them healthy and clean. You’re not fully holiday ready without a good summer polish on your toe nails. I like red hues on my toes but the list is endless with colour choice and design details. A good nail varnish will vamp up your toes to look glamorous and cared-for. Assessing skin turgor (fullness) is a way for health care workers to assessthe amount of fluid loss that may occur from various conditions, such asdiarrhea or vomiting. Loss of body fluid through frequent urination also is aconcern for people with diabetes. Skin turgor refers to the skin’s elasticity(its ability to change shape and return to normal). An assessment of skin turgoris used to help determine the effects of diabetes on skin health. Can these skin problems be prevented? There are various different methods employed to re-shape the joint at the big toe, to realign the joint. Each uses a slightly different technique to achieve the same result. Shoes make the outfit. We kick off our shoes or sandals when we get home. Somewhere in between putting them on and taking them off, our feet can suffer from some uncomfortable shoe side effects Do your feet ache, throb, hurt? Let’s see if we can break down what’s causing your broken down foot. Athlete’s Foot. Fungus on the foot (usually between the toes or on the bottom of the feet) that causes redness, itchiness, tiny bumps filled with fluid, or peeling skin. A common skin condition that can affect everyone, not just athletes. It is most commonly located between the toes or on the bottom of the feet. Hyperidrosis, caused by the over-activity of sweat glands, bring about swelling of the soles and toes, redness and flaking between toes. Athlete's Foot is a fungal infection that always start in the web between toes. Flaking, cracking and blistering of the skin are more severe symptoms which can be avoided. Corns or small patches of hard skin are provoked by pressure from an ill-fitting shoe and can be removed by corn caps and corn drops. Bunions - misaligned toe joints- which are swollen and painful are caused by ill-fitting shoes. A verruca is a viral infection commonly transmitted by walking barefoot on unhygienic floors. Pregnancy can sometimes cause the arch to flatten, as can a job which involves standing. So, for example, hairdressers, teachers, waiters, waitresses, nurses and the police can have problems. The same exercises will help. If shoes suddenly start to cause problems, such as corns, after several years wear it probably means that the shoes have lost their shape. Much as you may love that particular pair of shoes it is best to throw them away as they will give you pain and discomfort each time you wear them. Medications , such as nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs or cortisone injections, may be prescribed to ease pain and inflammation caused by joint deformities.