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Why Do My Feet Get Cold When I Exercise?

Most people feel warmed up after exercising, but sometimes it can give you cold feet. A look at the symptoms and causes may help to identify the problem. Symptoms include numbness, tingling, and sensitivity to touch. Causes include compressed nerves, socks or footwear that cuts off the circulation to the feet and toes, and trauma from colliding with a hard object. In addition, cold feet may be the result of fractures, bone spurs, joint swelling, and cysts. Treatment can begin with checking footwear, including both shoes and socks, to see if they are somehow affecting your feet. It’s also a good idea to improve arch support, which takes the pressure off the bottom of your feet. A third option is to vary the types of exercises you do to include less stressful ones that give your feet a rest. It is wise to consult a podiatrist if the sensation of cold feet after exercise continues or becomes worse. It might be an indication of a more serious condition, such as peripheral artery disease. After an examination and diagnosis, a podiatrist can offer treatment options, including medication, custom orthotics, and guidance on appropriate footwear for your situation.

Exercising your feet regularly with the proper foot wear is a great way to prevent injuries and build strength. If you have any concerns about your feet, contact the foot specialists from Physicians Footcare . Our doctors can provide the care you need to keep you pain-free and on your feet.

Exercise for Your Feet

Exercise for your feet can help you gain strength, mobility and flexibility in your feet. They say that strengthening your feet can be just as rewarding as strengthening another part of the body. Your feet are very important, and we often forget about them in our daily tasks. But it is because of our feet that are we able to get going and do what we need to. For those of us fortunate enough to not have any foot problems, it is an important gesture to take care of them to ensure good health in the long run.

Some foot health exercises can include ankle pumps, tip-toeing, toe rises, lifting off the floor doing reps and sets, and flexing the toes. It is best to speak with Our doctors to determine an appropriate regimen for your needs. Everyone’s needs and bodies are different, and the activities required to maintain strength in the feet vary from individual to individual. 

Once you get into a routine of doing regular exercise, you may notice a difference in your feet and how strong they may become.

If you have any questions please feel free to contact our offices located in various cities throughout South Carolina and two offices located in Georgia . We offer the newest diagnostic and treatment technologies for all your foot and ankle needs.

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