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What are some ways to improve foot and ankle health?

To improve foot and ankle health, begin with proper skin and nail care. Watching out for common infections like fungal infections and warts is paramount to prevent future complications. Proper nail care is important to prevent ingrown toenails. Weight-bearing exercise and walking is important for bone health and range of motion is important for joint health—move it or lose it.

The best thing people can do to improve foot and ankle health is to have daily foot checks and wear shoes.

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