With a third of people over the age of 65 experiencing problems with their feet, there is a clear link between ageing and foot-health. In this blog, we will look at some of the most common issues people experience, and what to do about them.
For something as banal as shoes, crocs have caused quite the controversy since they were first released in 2002. Many people hate the plastic shoes because they deem them to be unfashionable, while others absolutely adore them because of the comfort they offer. But as we have discussed many times, the types of shoes you wear have an enormous effect on the wellbeing of your feet. So where do crocs lie in that regard?
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.
The connection of bare feet with the Earth is known as grounding, and the concept itself is quite a simple one. We explore the theory and its benefits here.
A fish (yes, we said fish!) pedicure is a cosmetic treatment in which one places one's feet in a tank containing small fish which nibble away dead or calloused skin. Fish pedicures might sound like a win-win situation to some – the fish get to eat and you get to shed your dead skin – but they’re not without their controversy.