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How can I avoid frostbite this winter?

Frostbite can easily become a serious injury that causes permanent damage to your feet, so preventing it before it happens is the best way to protect your toes this winter. Fortunately, avoiding it can be as simple as wearing appropriate winter clothes and paying attention to your body. Layer warm, loose clothing when you go outside to keep air pockets close to your body. Wear multiple socks on each foot—especially thicker wool socks over thinner ones. Also, keep your feet dry while you are out in the cold. Waterproof winter boots and socks that wick moisture away from your feet are helpful for this.
Check your feet every hour that you are outside. If you notice they are feeling cold or numb, go inside as soon as you can and begin to warm them. Don’t ignore visible signs of frostbite on your feet, either. If you notice your skin seems hardened, extremely cold, or discolored, seek immediate medical attention. Don’t wait and risk real damage to your feet. For an appointment or more information, contact Foot & Ankle Associates by visiting the contact webpage or by calling (888) 784-5335.

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Podiatry Office In Sugar Land, TX
15200 Southwest Freeway Suite 130
Sugar Land, TX 77478

Podiatry Office In Southwest Houston, TX
7737 Southwest Fwy., Suite 500
Houston, TX 77074
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Foot & Ankle Associates located in Sugar Land, Texas (TX) and Houston, Texas (TX) treats all medical and surgical foot and ankle conditions. Over 50,000 happy patients have found relief for their foot and ankle pain with the help of licensed podiatrist, Dr. Marco Vargas. can help bring you foot and ankle pain relief.

Our Sugar Land & Houston podiatry offices offer the most effective and state-of-the-art, quality podiatry care with a smile to patients in our local community. Return to a pain-free life and get back to the things you love! Call 281.313.0090 today!

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