Apart from sudden injuries like cuts or broken toes, many of us adopt a wait-and-see approach when it comes to our feet. So will this work for most people, or is podiatry something more of us should consider?
With so much going on in our heads over the festive period, it’s easy to overlook our feet. But winter is the perfect time to pay some extra attention to them, and this blog will detail just how you can do that.
Sustaining a foot or ankle injury is one of the worst things that could happen. Even the slightest misstep can result in a painful injury that can take us out of action for weeks or months on end. In order to help you avoid this kind of disappointment, we have compiled a list of ways to prevent foot and ankle injuries.
The Dublin City Marathon is an annual charity event that enables runners, joggers, and walkers to raise funds and awareness for the charity of their choice. Normally held on the last Monday of October, the race will take place on Sunday the 30th this year, with 17,500 people taking part.
Dancing as an art form requires strength, dexterity and precision in a dancer's feet. Although dancing can be fulfilling and enjoyable, it causes atypical stresses on many parts of the body, and none more so than the feet. Here, we provide an overview of some of the more common foot injuries to watch out for when dancing.
Foot rolling is a simple and effective way to alleviate foot pain and even pain that extends all the way to the lower back. Best of all, foot rolling is an extremely simple exercise that can be done practically anywhere, making it the ideal exercise for a speedy recovery.
We’ve all heard about the dangers of wearing high-heels: they can affect your posture, they force your feet into awkward positions, and they’re harder to walk in. While flats may seem like the safer alternative, there are consequences to wearing flats that can be just as detrimental to your health as wearing heels.
Finding the right shoe is just as important as finding the right pair of jeans – the wrong fit and you’ll be uncomfortable all day long. As the feet carry the weight of the body, a comfortable shoe is extremely important.
From tiny kitten heels to sky-high stilettos, there is no denying that high heels are one of the staples of any woman’s wardrobe. And while they may be good for your social life, they are not so great when it comes to the health of your feet.
Summer may be the best time of year to kick off our shoes and relax, but it’s not always the best time of year for foot health. What people may not realise is that a lot of these problems can be avoided, or at least lessened by following a few of our handy tips below.