do people have problems with their feet?
foot is always in motion and under enormous pressure from the body's
weight. The pressure on the heel when walking can be up to 1.5 times
one's body weight and up to 3.5 times when running. As you walk
or run, your entire weight lands on your feet, up to 15,000 times
a day. Several factors will vary the stress we put upon our feet
such as: 1) the hours we spend on our feet, 2) the type of surface
we stand on, 3) the type of footwear we wear, 4) our body weight
+ load we're carrying, 5) type of activity, and 6) any relevant
supported by a sound structure underneath us can make the difference
between having pain and fatigue or not. When the foundation is biologically
or mechanically incorrect, your stance and the way you move will
Like the old saying "The foot bone connected to the leg bone
and the leg bone connected to the thigh bone
.": A little
problem in the feet can become a bigger problem in the knees, hips,
back or even neck. When a biomechanical problem exists it can create
tension on muscles, tendons, ligaments, joints, blood vessels and
the body ages the feet in particular are less able to withstand
the stresses of standing and walking. This results in the formation
of calluses, corns and thickened nails.
Diabetic and Arthritic patients need to take extra precautions when
it comes to foot care because of the many foot complications associated
with these diseases.
Sole Decisions provides a full range of orthopaedic services, footwear and footwear modifications to support your feet.