HoMedics Foldaway Luxury Foot Spa and Massager with Heater/Keep Warm Function - Soothing Vibration Massage, Clever Collapsible and Compact Design, Use with Your Favourite Bath Salts and Essential Oils
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Foot baths need to be big enough to place both feet inside, and water should be able to cover above the ankle,” says Dr. Weiser.
Foot spas are widely available so the good news is, whatever your budget you'll be able to find something suitable for your needs.At the least, a good spa will be relatively compact, or easy enough to move around the home. If you're after a bit more than a warm foot bath, there's more advanced models out there that will allow you to control the temperature, incorporate bubbles or even opt for a soothing massage. Lastly, don’t forget to have a good moisturizer on hand after the bath. Dr. McEneaney says people think soaking their feet also moisturizes them, but in reality, it dries them out because you're essentially washing away the natural oils that your body produces to keep them hydrated. Follow up with a nourishing cream or lotion after your feet have been soaked and towel-dried. In other words, you can use a foot bath to soothe your sore feet, but you can also use it as a therapeutic tool before and after podiatry procedures—skin and nails that have been soaked and softened will be more amenable to treatment. When shopping for a foot bath, take your specific needs into consideration first. Look for features like a variety of heat levels, jacuzzi settings, and massage settings. We researched dozens of foot baths and evaluated them based on whom they're best suited for, as well as their size, added features, and price.
The HoMedics Foot Spa - Folds away for every day. With over 100 ligaments in your feet to care of, you'll want to keep them in tip top condition. Finding time to visit a spa and really relax is something to plan in advance, rather than on a need to soak basis. Turn your spare time into your home spa time with the HoMedics Foldaway Luxury Foot Spa. Instead of taking up space in the bathroom or wedged beneath the bed, it folds flat to store away without a fuss. Keeping a foot spa at home is not only a good way to unwind without having to unwind your purse, it's also the perfect way to alleviate built up stress and anxiety and provides relief from common foot ailments. Epsom salt. Both Drs. McEneaney and Weiser say that Epsom salt is helpful, especially if you have sore, achy feet. Going to the salon once or twice a month for a pedicure may feel like a sweet treat, but let’s be honest, your tired, swollen feet deserve much more pampering than that. To the rescue: the best foot spas! After long bouts of walking, standing all day, or even cramming your toes into pointy pumps, giving your achy feet a warm soak can make all the difference.The space-saving, collapsible design means you won’t need to re-organise your house to make room for a full spa treatment. Instead, it pops up when you need it and folds flat when you’re finished. The theory is that the ionization will detoxify the body, as opposed to a regular foot bath which has whirlpool jets that just move the water around,” says Dr. Weiser.
I recommend Epsom salt soaks [after] ingrown toenail procedures or simply for tired feet,” says Dr. Sidney Weiser, president of Quality Podiatry Group. “Soaking [also] helps with softening [hard fungal] nails and makes them easier to cut, and soften corns and calluses prior to debridement.” regularly: A dirty machine increases the likelihood of bacteria and fungi buildup, which puts your feet at risk. After draining your tub, wash it with soap and water and dry it thoroughly. (The Environmental Protection Agency has a great cleaning guide.) They suggested a combination of features to consider, told us what types of things can be added to foot baths to maximize your experience, and made some important safety notes.
Depending on which foot spa you buy, it may come with a host of additional features such as bubble jets, vibration, timers and massage rollers.