It has been revealed that the shoes that were once thought to be more comfortable and supportive than their arch nemesis (i.e. high heels) can actually cause just as many problems.
Believe it or not, these big-time celebrities are not all perfect. In fact, they are just like us in that that they have foot problems that aren’t always easy to hide. Next time they wear open-toed shoes, you’ll be able to see the size of the deformity on their feet.
Dropfoot is not a disease or disorder on its own, but the gait abnormality is a symptom that points to a possible neurological or muscular disorder.
It’s always a good idea for you to check in with your foot health, starting with healthy shoe habits.
Tumors are characterized by an abnormal growth of cells in a localized area. Sometimes, it’s because of cancer, and other times, it’s just an anomaly that is still perfectly harmless.
If you have symptoms of sudden intense pain in the joints in the feet when you stand up or in the middle of the night, you may have gout.
When it comes to correcting alignment, supporting injured soft tissues, or adding cushion to reduce strain or impact on certain parts of the feet or ankles, orthotics can be very helpful.
As you continue onward with your workout goals, here are some safety tips you should remember in order to keep your body (including your feet) safe at the gym.
So how do you choose the right shoes for standing all day long? Think of a FAST COP – who also spends a lot of time standing.
For most injuries involving the feet, pain and swelling seem to be the first few symptoms. When you’ve got tenderness and maybe even the inability to put full weight on the foot, you may be describing symptoms of a stress fracture.