Darren Di Iulio, DPM, a podiatrist with St. Elizabeth Physicians, offers some tips on how to put your best foot forward this summer. "Be careful at the waterpark or community pool. Public water environments can be a breeding ground for fungus, viruses, and bacteria. When you visit the waterpark or swimming pool, wear a water shoe or sandal in community areas such as showers and locker rooms."
|Dr. Darren Di Iulio
"If you do go barefoot, bring alcohol spray or gel with you. After you get out of the water, be sure to clean the bottom of your feet and between your toes with an alcohol product. Then dry your feet and put your shoes back on to protect your foot from infection," says Dr. Di Iulio.
Source: Northern Kentucky Tribune [5/28/19]
Courtesy of Barry Block, editor of PM news.
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