Healthy Feet Tip #4

Today we are going to take a look at the natural structure of our feet in comparison to the structure of our shoes. healthy feet tip 4Often, we are placing our feet into shoes that alter their natural shape. When this occurs, it causes foot-related problems such as bunions, plantar fasciitis and Morton’s Neuroma.

Step 1: Grab two pieces of paper.

Step 2. Place each foot on the paper and trace them.

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Step 3: Cut out your feet tracings.

foot cut out

Step 4: Place your shoes on the appropriate shoe cut out and compare your “natural” foot to the shape of the shoe.

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Step 5: Consider how your shoes may be contributing to your foot related problems.

 

Note: notice how the only shoes that don’t pull by big toe out of alignment are Kigos.

 

In full disclosure, I do have an affiliate with Kigos but only because I really really like their shoes and have been telling everyone about how great they are for the last two years.  Plus, all affiliate resources help to keep this blog running and support organizations like Sole Hope which provides hope and healing to people with foot-related diseases in Uganda. 

 

About christinamroz

Believer that anyone at any age and with any abilities can move their body. Foot & Core Expert. Alignment Nerd. Yoga/Fitness Instructor & Trainer. Mother of 4 active children.
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3 Responses to Healthy Feet Tip #4

  1. Mmmm interesting! Will give it a try. Besides I only have few pairs of shoes.

  2. Lizzy K says:

    Very helpful tip. Anything about foot care is my concern. Thanks for sharing.

  3. Silas Knight says:

    Wow, this makes a lot of sense for foot health. I had never thought to trace my foot shape, and then compare it with my shoes. I love to run, so foot health is important to me, so I should definitely do this, thanks for the tip!

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