Podiatrist in Memphis, TN Shares Helpful Summer Foot Care Tips
Dr. Nathan Lucas, Memphis podiatrist, urges patients to take extra precautions for protecting their feet this summer.
MEMPHIS, TN, May 31, 2012 /24-7PressRelease/ -- With summer quickly beginning, Dr. Nathan Lucas, podiatrist in Memphis, TN, takes the time to further educate his patients on proper foot care during these warm months. Before walking the boardwalk, strolling along sandy beaches, or playing in the park, Dr. Lucas encourages his patients to visit Advanced Foot & Ankle Care of Memphis, LLC to learn more about the best way to care for their feet in the summer heat.
"As the weather warms up, more and more people are bringing their toes out from hiding. However, some people's feet are not ready for the summer weather. At my office we offer an array of treatment options to help our patients have feet they can show off this summer. I highly encourage all of my patients to visit my office before stepping out in sandals," said Dr. Nathan Lucas, Memphis podiatrist.
Summertime brings a whole new set of problems for patients' feet, including toenail fungus in Memphis, TN, among others. When outdoor temperatures are hot and patients' feet are enclosed in tight shoes, feet become the target of a variety of potential foot maladies including eczema, psoriasis, blisters, fungal infections, and socially embarrassing "smelly feet." The good news is that Dr. Lucas can help his patients keep their feet healthy and odor free throughout the summer.
Dr. Nathan Lucas informs patients that it is important for to wash their feet frequently, because when wearing tight shoes, perspiration can be a problem. Where there is moisture, there is the potential for Memphis, TN toenail fungus infections. If necessary, patients should wash their feet several times a day. After washing feet, it is important to thoroughly dry one's feet before putting shoes back on to prevent further complications.
A person's feet are also very susceptible to the sun, and Dr. Lucas places a strong emphasis on the application of sunscreen to a person's feet, especially the tops and around the ankles. After enjoying the water, patients should re-apply the sunscreen to further protect their feet from harmful sun damage.
If patients are unhappy with the appearance of their toes, Dr. Nathan Lucas encourages his patients to visit Advanced Foot & Ankle Care of Memphis, LLC to take advantage of the benefits of pretty toes in Memphis. Dr. Lucas can help restore the appearance of the feet by covering up corns, scars and dark spots with Memphis pretty toes, which is makeup for the feet, and helps improve the appearance of feet for the summer.
This summer, Dr. Nathan Lucas encourages his patients to visit his office whenever a complication arises, or to receive further advice for maintaining healthy, happy feet this summer. Dr. Lucas prides himself in maintaining an office full of an array of treatments, including Memphis, TN CoolTouch, among other treatments for some of life's common foot ailments.
For more information on foot and ankle health care, and Dr. Nathan Lucas, patients can visit the website for Advanced Foot & Ankle Care of Memphis, LLC at http://www.drnathanlucas.com.
About Advanced Foot & Ankle Care of Memphis, LLC: Advanced Foot and Ankle Care of Memphis, LLC is owned and operated by Dr. Nathan Lucas. Board certified in corrective and reconstructive foot and ankle surgery, Dr. Lucas has been in private practice for over 16 years. In addition to being a skilled cosmetic foot and ankle surgeon, Dr. Nathan Lucas is certified in foot and ankle arthroscopy and nerve decompression surgery. Dr. Lucas has trained residents and other podiatric surgeons on advanced foot and ankle surgical techniques. He is a sought after lecturer, mentor and motivational speaker, and currently serves on several local and national boards
Dr. Nathan Lucas, DPM. FACFAS
2900 Kirby Parkway #5
Memphis, TN 38119
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