Journal articlesThe moisturising properties of a heel balm in patients with rough dry skin

The moisturising properties of a heel balm in patients with rough dry skin

01/06/12 | Products, Skin integrity | Peter Dykes

Patients' non-compliance and difficulties in following an effective emollient application regimen are well-documented in the dermatology literature (Holden et al, 2002).This is exacerbated where the application is to the feet, particularly in the elderly and in patients with limited dexterity and flexibility who often struggle to reach their feet to apply emollient creams.