With 26 bones, 33 joints and more than 100 muscles, ligaments, tendons and nerve endings, your feet house a whole network of functionality which is why issues in your feet can manifest in your whole body so it's important to have a regular check up for your total body health.
Get back on track, fit feet for a better you!
Foot Health Week 2020 runs from 12 -18 October and the theme this year is “Get back on track, fit feet for a better you!” The aim is to highlight how a Podiatrist can impact your total body health and help keep you active and pain-free from the feet up with a regular annual check-up.
This week we'll be sharing the experiences of professionals, Aiden Blizzard, retired professional cricketer, TJ Weir, owner of hair salon, TJ's Style Bar and Dan Risley from YTK Construction and the impact foot health has had on their entire body and the importance of regular check ups with a Podiatrist has had for the longevity of their career.
What do your feet say about your health?
When your feet hurt, your whole body hurts! As well as impacting your overall health, your feet can tell you a lot about your general health condition or warn you of underlying health conditions.
From pesky foot pain to more serious symptoms, such as numbness, your feet often show symptoms of disease before any other part of your body. Check out our self assessment to identify when should see a Podiatrist by clicking here.
How does your foot health impact your body?
Conditions like flat feet, hammertoe, plantar fasciitis, and more can cause a lot of pain and overcompensation in your feet and the rest of the body. Here are some of the most common ways in which your feet can affect your whole body.
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So it's important to be proactive and stay on top of your foot health with a regular check up with your podiatrist, book an appointment to take your first step to living pain-free by clicking here.
What can a regular foot health check do for me?
Help you live a life pain-free! Podiatrists will diagnose and provide pain management strategies. You don't need to live with pain so it is imperative to have regular foot checks to stay on top of things.
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