Our feet often get neglected, but they are a hugely important part of our anatomy. When we have foot problems, this can affect the way we walk and may cause knee, hip and even back problems.
They carry our entire body weight day to day and when a problem occurs it can impact our ability to walk and exercise which obviously has vast health implications.
According to the College of Podiatry, nine in 10 of us experience some sort of foot problem. One in five admits to suffering from foot pain ‘often’ or ‘constantly’.
So, now we know just how important our feet are, here are some ways we can show them the attention they deserve:
Wash often and dry thoroughly
This one should be common sense – but it is worth keeping in mind. When you shower make sure you clean between your toes and dry thoroughly afterwards. Damp feet are perfect breeding grounds for...