Podiatry benefits in your daily life
According to the magazine Science et vie, an normal person (with a calm sport activity) spends 16 years of his life walking. Other studies claim that a normal person can do, throughout their life, enough steps to give 4 laps to the world walking. Don't you think that your feet need a break?
Discomfort and common injuries (back pain, contractions, overload...) may have its origin in the way we walk or the shape of our feet. We must have in mind that the feet can support two to four times (especially in sports) the weight of the body, so they have a great influence in osteoarticular and muscular system.
The foot care is indicated for people of all ages, but it is especially important for children and the elderly, since they can easily develop pathologies that will require a podiatry treatment.
Among the most common pathologies are:
- Flat feet
- Plantar Fasciitis
- Heel Spur
- Metatarsalgia (pain in the sole of the foot).
- Hallux Valgus (Bunions).
- Hard corns and helomas.
- Muscular overload.
- Onychomycosis (fungus on the nails of the feet).
- Ingrown toenail.