I’ve been a podiatrist for 22 years; now I love what I do. Every day I get to help people continue doing the things they love, in comfort. Foot and leg pain can really slow you down!
As a part of our much-needed front line essential workers, you often forget to help yourself. You are working hard to provide the public with all local and international news about COVID-19. This post is to help to keep your feet healthy during times these unprecedented times. We appreciate the incredible work you are doing to keep us informed. You are superheroes so we are here…
You may also be sitting for longer periods of time or working long hours from a standing desk. It is important to maintain some regular stretching throughout the day.
Verruca Pedis (Plantar warts) are a very common skin condition amongst both children and adults.
Foot pain, such as in your heel or arch can be very common with the increased time spent on your feet.
It pays to have a spare pair of dry, moisture wicking socks in your bag to change at break time if you need to.
Being on the front line during this time, there will be an increase in workload and stress on your feet.
In your busy line of work that keeps us all connected and supplied with the essentials it is easy to overlook caring for your feet.
Being on the front line during this time, there will be an increase in workload and stress on your feet. You are possibly spending more hours standing than you normally would; and this sudden increase in activity and load can often cause pain.
When purchasing a gumboot make sure it feels comfortable and fits well. The toe area should flex, the middle of the arch should not twist or bend, and the back of the heel needs to be firm.