Dry cracked feet is a common foot problem and often leads to cracked feet in areas such as the heels and sole.
For most people dry feet is a nuisance and often thought of as a cosmetic problem but if the condition is bad enough it can result in deep fissures that make it painful to stand or in serious cases bleed and become infected.
Some common causes of dry cracked feet are...
Wearing open heeled or thinly soled shoes,long periods of standing, medical conditions such as diabetes and thyroid disease Skin conditions such as psoriasis and eczema
...or perhaps kicking off the shoes and enjoying a little barefooted walking during the warm summer months.
Whatever the cause, the good news is that dry cracked feet can be treated easily with a little care and moisturizing therapy.
Theraputic ways to treat dry cracked feet...
The most effective way to treat and prevent dry feet is to treat your feet to a soothing footbath, remove dead skin and apply good ointments and creams.
Try this night time regime repeated two to three times a week and your feet will thank you.