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Family Podiatry Center Dr. Marlene Reid in the Media, In The Media

Dr. Reid was asked about Prorsum wedge heels and what to look for when buying a new pair in an interview with Glamour Magazine for their June 2005 Issue. How severe is this angle? While wedges look more stable than stilettos, you can tumble off high ones.  If you feel unstable when you walk, try something a bit lower. Does the ankle strap dig in? If should hit at a comfortable spot and secure tightly without cutting into your leg. Is the sole flexible at ...

Dr. Marlene Reid of the American Podiatric Medical Association offers at-home tips:

Family Podiatry Center Dr. Marlene Reid in the Media, In The Media

ClippingUse a straight-edge clipper to ensure nails do not become curved, which can lead to painful ingrown. (See a podiatrist if you develop one.)FillingEmery boards are extremely porous and trap germs that can spread, so don't share files with friends, and replace your board every few months.HydratingApply cream after a shower when feet are softened. For cracked heels, try Amlactin 12% lotion ($12; dermadoctor.com), which contains high amounts of lactic acid, or Ureacin-20 cream (#16; 800-773-4665 for stores), another potent exfoliant that can slough away ...