FOOT AILMENTS — Blisters

Blisters

Posted by Mark Lewis on

Causes: Foot Blisters are caused by friction from shoes or clothing which rubs repeatedly on the skin causing friction burns. As the outer layer of skin separates from the inner layers the space between fills with lymph fluid. Symptoms: Blisters are a common problem with athletes wearing in new shoes as well as athletes or walkers who take part in exceptionally long events such as marathons or long hill walks. Blisters do not need to be a part of sporting life and can be prevented. Prevention & Care: These effects often happen when hiking, doing gymnastics or figure skating especially...

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