You may be experiencing pain in your feet, ingrown or discoloured skin/nails, corns, skin rashes, foot odour, foot injuries, broader health problems such as diabetes or arthritis, recurrent tripping or falling, problems fitting comfortably in your regular shoes; if you notice swelling, lumps, or redness on your feet or legs or you are experiencing foot […]
Have you noticed a hardening or thickening of your skin underfoot? Wondering what it is? While typically there is little need to be alarmed, calluses should be kept in check to prevent health issues from developing. Calluses may be unsightly or even annoying, but that doesn’t mean they’re always bad for your health since they […]
When it comes to standing all day for work, it’s not just supportive shoes and breaks that help us avoid pain and injury — strengthening your lower body can help build your endurance. Here are 5 simple and quick exercises that will help to strengthen your lower limbs and core, and increase your ability to […]
Finding the best-fitting shoe among the numerous choices at your local running store isn’t always easy. To ensure you walk out a happy customer, you need to make sure the shoe fits properly from heel to toe and that it feels comfortable with your regular running stride. This article provides some great information about shoe […]
When your foot strikes the ground, the functional stability of the whole kinetic chain relies on a strong and agile base. Yet that base is often neglected in training routines. And while calf strength is important, stretching and mobility are critical as well. “The whole complex needs to work together all the way up the […]
Not all aches and pains are equal. Our feet are arguably one of the least cared-for parts of our body, yet are the most hardworking. Many of us spend day after day on our feet, often wearing less than comfortable shoes while we’re at it. Here are 7 tips on knowing when to seek medical […]
How are your feet affected by arthritis? Any joint in your ankles, feet and toes can be affected by arthritis. Many different types of arthritis can affect the feet and cause joint pain, swelling, and stiffness. Arthritis in your feet can make standing and walking painful. You may find your feet and/or toes change shape, […]
The feet bear the weight of the whole body when we stand or walk so it’s no surprise that the feet can reveal about the condition of the rest of the body. From foot cramping and spasms to cold feet, here are 10 conditions that can be signalled by our feet.
What is the Foot Push Up Test? It’s a quick way to check to see if your arches are performing their important functions. It’s quick, easy and you can perform the test anywhere. Healthy, strong arches are a crucial part of having healthy, pain-free and injury-free feet. It is important not to underestimate pain and […]
Everything is connected in life—even in our bodies. That means we shouldn’t overlook any part of our bodies when it comes to health, including our oft-neglected feet. In fact, our feet could be considered the foundation of our physical wellness, particularly as we age.