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How hot should a foot soak be?
Last Updated: 6th January, 2020
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Similarly, you may ask, how hot should a foot bath be?
Immerse both legs in a foot basin filled with warm water at about 33 degrees Celsius (91 degrees Fahrenheit). Warm up the water with hot running water (for about 20 minutes) to a maximum of 40 degrees Celsius (104 Fahrenheit).
Secondly, should I soak my feet in hot or cold water? Soak Away Foot Pain For a refreshing and stimulating treat for sore feet, fill one basin with cold water and another with water as hot as you can comfortably stand. Sit in a chair, and place your feet in the cold water. The improved blood flow almost instantly results in less pain.
Also to know is, how long should you soak your feet in hot water?
15 to 20 minutes
What is the best thing to soak your feet in?
Dr. Rowland recommends soaking your feet in a mixture of vinegar and water or Epsom salt and water. For a salt soak, dissolve half a cup of Epsom salt in a tub or large bowl of warm water and soak for about 10 to 20 minutes.