All bones are connected to each other, so when one part of your body hurts, the pain may spread. Have you ever felt pain that starts in the foot and goes all the way throughout your leg? If so, this article will help.
Why do you have pain in your feet?
The pain can be due to several reasons uncomfortable arthritis, overlapping toes, athlete’s foot (fungal), corns, ingrown toenails …
Did you know that the entire operation of your body is tied to your feet? Chinese reflexology, which dates back centuries, believes that the feet are the source of our health. In addition, there are several foot detox baths, which were created on the same idea that your feet are most able to remove toxins from your body.
Exercises to relieve your feet
The best way to soothe sore feet is to perform stretching. It’s very simple and you will not need more than 5 minutes. You can even do it while eating, for example.
This exercise is very easy. Stand up on your feet and lift your toes all at the same time. Make sure your little toe is the same height as big. Repeat this stretch 5 times for each foot.
Great toe down
Leave all 10 toes up. Press just the big toes down and up. This exercise makes you more stable and stronger feet. Repeat 5 times.
Stretch your ankle
Tie a ball around the foot of a chair or table. Put the ball under your heels and squeeze your toes against the floor. Repeat 15 times.
Rub your feet against a tennis ball
Place a ball below your feet (in turn) and roll in performing light pressure. When finished, make a toe fan exercise, lift and lower your toes so that your toes are pointing toward your knees then stretch them so that they are lowered to the ground.
Toes and fingers
Sit with legs straight in front of you, toes toward the ceiling. Lean forward and touch them with your fingers, then gently back and forth.
If you have not done any sport for a while, these exercises can be difficult but do not give up, soon you will have your rhythm.
Relieve your feet by improving your lifestyle!
Do yoga: This discipline is another good way to train your feet as most of the poses above have a (soft) pressure.
Walk barefoot outside: This activity is very beneficial for health. Your feet are flexible and can cling to irregular surfaces.
Immerse your feet in a bath of Epsom salt: Its natural compounds salt and magnesium sulfate has detoxifying properties on your feet and can boost your magnesium intake.
Wear appropriate shoes: This may seem obvious but many women will have trouble because it means “farewell for the heels”. You should also avoid shoes that completely suffocate your feet or are too tight.
Consult an expert: If your pain persists after applying all these tips, you need to consult a doctor to heal your foot and helps restore their strength and stability.
Never neglect the health of your feet, especially if you are diabetic, because the risk of gangrene is high. Take care!