Sometimes your feet can feel as though they are a big liability, just weighing you down and unable to catch up with you on the things you want to do. However, this doesn’t have to be your reality, yes, experiencing foot pain can be excruciatingly painful but you do not have to accept that as your new normal. Whether you’re an athlete who is constantly training or you’re a construction worker that makes a living off being able to stand and work for long hours, you have a solution to your problem. We want you to read the following tips and apply them into your life and see how your foot pain reduces and improves over time. However, we advise paying a visit to your physician if your pain does not subside and continues on even after trying many solutions.
Sometimes the root of your issues could boil down to your foot hygiene. Perhaps the pain you’re experiencing is from having athletes foot or any other disease that could come about as a result of bad foot hygiene.
When it comes to foot hygiene, we recommend always keeping your feet dry and clean. Taking time to clean your nails and clean your feet can be a game changer. It is also important to always keep the areas in between your toes dry as moisture in these areas could act as a breeding ground for bacteria.
If The Shoe Fits
Sometimes, one of the biggest contributors to pain is ill fitting and uncomfortable shoes. Shoes aren’t always made with the consumers comfort in mind. Sometimes it’s more so about looks rather than comfort which is why it is so important to find the right shoes for your feet.
When shopping for shoes, you need to consider comfort, the sizing and much more. It is also always good to buy shoes that are endorsed by medical professionals. Wearing the wrong pair of shoes could easily have you running to the podiatrist serving your local area.
Specificity is also important when shopping for shoes. You shouldn’t wear your canvas shoes to go running or hiking.
When you’re having a pamper day, it is also important to give your feet some loving. It could be anything from a foot massage to an Epsom salt soak to help alleviate some of the pain and soreness you feel in your feet.
It is also important to be sure to clip your toenails and make sure that your nails are groomed well. Long toe nails can be extremely painful if you’re somebody who is constantly active and engaging in strenuous activity.
We highly urge you to also take care of any blisters or callouses that may occur over time. Letting them go unnoticed and untreated will only make matters worse for you and your overall foot health.
These three tips that we have mentioned above can make a world of a difference in your foot health so we advise you to try them out for yourself.