Veterans Accepted Wheelchair Accessible Gift Certificates Available Foot Care $20 Foot Care with a Soak $25 The professional nurse is trained to assess the feet and lower extremities. Based on her nursing assessment, the nurse determines the care needed and provides treatment or refers to another health care professional for further assessment and treatment as necessary. The benefits of good foot care are: 1. Maintaining skin integrity; 2. Promoting comfort; 3. Prevention of foot problems; and 4. Maintaining mobility. Failure to maintain foot health through proper nail and skin care can reduce mobility, cause foot discomfort and lead to skin disorders.