Summer Foot Care 101

[KARE 11, July 15, 2019] Giving our feet a little fresh air by breaking out the sandals and flip-flops is one of the joys of summer.

Yet, experts say some of our favorite summer shoes can also be pretty rough on our feet.

“Generally, people have more problems with their feet during the warm summer months because they’re more active but wear less supportive shoes or go barefoot,” says Dr. Shelby Hyllengren, a podiatrist with Allina Health. “We see injuries, from cuts and scrapes to infections and broken bones, because our feet just aren’t as protected.”

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