Generally after trekking there is a reduced supply of oxygen in the blood vessels and also due to the pressure of worn shoes or sandals on the feet, they get a feeling of pain and discomfort. Sometimes they simple pain with a moderate to low pain which goes with rest and relaxing. The regular trekkers get some conditions of ailments in their feet which are also responsible for this discomfort. These ailments are medically know as Plantar fasciitis, Bunions, Hammertoes, Flatfeet, Calluses, Achilles tendonitis and Morton's neuroma. These conditions require specific treatments and management.
Warm salt water is generally used for the swollen and tired feet when dipping them in the warm salt water makes the stressed and elongated tissues and ligaments back to their positions in that warm condition which is conducive for bringing back the stretched tissues. The heat and Ph value of the salt water does the soothing of the affected parts.
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