It’s that time of year when we’re ready to pack up our winter boots and wool socks and start showing off our feet with sexy spring shoes, strappy sandals, flip-flops, or give up shoes altogether and enjoy running through the grass, or walking on the beach barefoot. Have you checked out your Spring and […]
Posts tagged "foot care"
Alignment of the feet, ankles, & heels is important for foot fitness. It can affect posture, functional movement, gait for walking & running, and may also be a factor for risk of injury, causing foot pain, knee pain, or even back pain! We stand, we walk, we run, we stretch our calf muscles, but a […]
Trying to be active with foot pain is almost impossible. Walking hurts, running is out, can’t put weight on a pedal to cycle. Exercise comes to a screeching halt and the throbbing reminder that something’s not quite right becomes the sole focus (no pun intended). So you sit, and you eat, and you wait…. Are […]
Regardless of your sport, ankle pain and foot problems are one of the quickest ways to end up on the sidelines instead of participating in the action. Most of us assume that because we are exercising, our feet are getting a workout too. And while that’s sort-of true – doing specific foot stretching and ankle […]
Improve the Mobility of your Toes. Activate, Lift, & Strengthen the Arch of Your Foot. Help Improve Gait and Foot Action to Walk & Run Faster and Farther with Happy, Healthy Feet. How flexible is your Foot? Do your toes bend easily in each direction? Can you stand or kneel and tuck your toes way […]
Do you ever experience foot pain? Do your feet ache after a long day at work? Do you avoid exercising because you want to keep the pressure off your feet? Have you been searching for ways to help your feet feel better, but are having trouble finding the best solution? It can be complicated, but […]
Do you realize how important good foot, ankle, and leg alignment is when lifting and lowering your heels ? Here is a very simple (but sometimes tricky) foot fitness exercise to improve foot and ankle alignment. This seated heel lift foot-care exercise can increase ankle strength, and help you gain body awareness about what your […]
I love seeing great foot care information on the News! Check out this video clip. Bruce Wilk discusses three different techniques to properly tie your running shoes. Discover the differences, and learn how to lace your running shoes (or ALL your shoes!) for improved arch support and healthy feet.
Have you ever sprained your ankle? Did it turn into a nagging chronic injury? I recently came across a synopsis of a study that was published in the June online edition of the AJSM (American Journal of Sports Medicine) that shows a correlation between ankle alignment and ankle sprains. Ankle sprains are the most […]
Flip-Flops are Great… If You Enjoy Poor Foot Mechanics, Increased Risk of Injury, and Foot Pain… One of my clients brought me a copy of an article written by Rachel Saslow for the Washington Post, that was recently re-published in the Wichita Eagle newspaper about Flip-flops.