Athlete's foot and nail fungus
It is estimated that over 30% of the population suffers from athlete’s foot or nail fungus. Especially athlete's, people who wear tight shoes and people with poor immune systems (due to age or illness) are susceptible to athlete's foot or nail fungus. Also diabetics, people with psoriasis and people who wear orthopedic shoes have an increased risk. Athlete's foot and nail fungus are caused by bacteria and fungi. These are present in humid areas such as swimming pools, showers and saunas. But moist shoes are also a hotbed of fungi and bacteria.
Using the Shoefresh is not enough to get rid of athlete's foot or nail fungus. We strongly advice to get your feet treated by a podiatrist. There are products that tackle athlete's foot / nail fungus and make your nails healthy again. These products are available at podiatrists, drugstores and pharmacies can you can use them at home yourself. It is not sufficient to only treat your feet and nails. There is a high chance that the infection will come back. Someone with a fungal infection can spread millions of spores, which remain infectious for a very long time.
Prevent (re)contamination from your own shoes
Put your shoes on the Shoefresh each time you've worn them. The Shoefresh tackles the bacteria and fungi in your shoes from the inside out, using Active Oxygen technology. Also your shoes will be completely dries. Cleaning and drying your shoes regularly can help to prevent (re)contamination from the shoes. The Shoefresh is much more effective and easier than anti-fungal powder or a -spray.
To further reduce the risk of athlete's foot and nail fungus we recommend the following:
|•||Replace the insoles of your old shoes with our specially developed Shoefresh insoles with bamboo.|
|•||Use PH balanced soap or only was your feet with water.|
|•||Dry between your toes after swimming or bathing.|
|•||Put on clean sock every day.|
|•||Wear shower sandals in public pools and showers.|
Recommended by podiatrists
The Shoefresh has become an essential tool in the treatment of clients who suffer from athletes foot or nail fungus. More than 2500 pedicures in Europe are already using the Shoefresh. In addition to the foot treatment the patients shows now also get disinfected and dried. An extra service that is highly appreciated.
On the map below you can easily find a podiatrist / practice that uses the Shoefresh nearby.
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