Approximately 75% of Canadians will experience some form of foot problem during their lifetime. Are you one of the 75% of people suffering? This week’s blog addresses two natural ways to relieve foot pain. Common Causes of Foot Pain Your feet are a complex system of 52 bones, 66 joints, 214 ligaments and 38 tendons and muscles. Even the smallest imbalance in your feet can cause pain. Fortunately, there are solutions but before we get into those let’s chat about some of the most common causes of foot pain. 1) Plantar Fasciitis Plantar Fasciitis is one of the most common causes of heel pain. It occurs when the plantar fascia attaches to the heel bone. The plantar fascia is a thick band of connective tissue that spans the sole of the foot and provides shock absorption while walking. Those with plantar fasciitis will usually exp erience pain in the morning, when they first step out of bed. The pain will usually improve over the day, with only a dull pain persisting. 2) Metatarsalgia Metatarsalgia results in a sharp pain in ball the foot, which is given its shape by the rounded ends of the metatarsal bones. The pain can feel like Read more…
Two Natural Ways to Relieve Foot Pain
Kick Foot Pain to the Curb
Foot pain causes and treatments so that you can get back on your feet again
Run to your Chiropractor
Did you know that the Greek word for chiropractic actually translate as “done by hand”. Chiropractic care is a non-medicinal way that we can treat physical ailments through hands on adjustments.
Orthotics – Do you have your best “feet” forward?
Feet – What do they have to do with my overall health?? Have you ever looked at the bottoms of your shoes? Do you ever wonder why they wear out the way they do? Some people have obvious wear and tear on the outsides of their heels, others may show wear on the insides of their large toes.