Foot pain? How to create better support, so you can feel great from head to toe.
Foot pain is common, with a wide range of contributing factors, including uncomfortable shoes, standing for long periods of time, sports injuries, and chronic conditions, such as arthritis.
Some foot pain can be fixed instantly, while others take time to heal. Applying these ideas should help you feel better each day.
1. Wear supportive shoes
Flip flops are great for when you spend some time at the beach, or on a boat, but not for all day since they have no support.
Don’t squeeze your toes with pointy shoes that can lead to painful bunions.
Reserve fashion shoes for special occasions and invest in supportive comfortable shoes for your feet that fit.
2. Visit your podiatrist
Do you feel exhausted in the morning because your feet and lower legs keep you awake?
Podiatry focuses on the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of medical conditions related to the feet and lower legs.
The best way to pinpoint the pins and needles you may have in your feet is to head to your podiatrist. If your foot pain is severe, professional care and treatment is a must.
3. Foot exercises you can do every day
Keeping your body moving – with a focus on your feet.
Try these 5 exercises from the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society is a great place to start. You can do most of them while sitting at your desk using items like a towel and a golf ball.
To your health,