FootActive UK

Back Pain And Your Feet

If you have back pain as you are reading this you are certainly not alone. In fact, four out of every five adults in the UK will experience back pain at some point during their life. If you are aged between 35 years and 55 years you are especially likely to be affected. Persistent back pain (lasting more than 3...

Caring For Children's Feet

Looking after children’s feet – preventing problems in the future Proper care and treatment of the feet, beginning in childhood and infancy, will prevent many of the mechanical and orthopaedic problems that may be seen in adults. Many children walk excessively pigeon-toed, flat footed, or bowlegged and, although they are not in pain, they are damaging their feet. As we...

The 5 Biggest Mistakes When Choosing Workout Shoes

Maybe you shouldn't reach for those comfy old trainers after all. What’s the one important piece of training equipment you can’t live without? Is it your iPod? Or a good water bottle? Or is it a truly supportive and comfortable sports bra? Well that’s wrong, wrong, and wrong again. The single most important piece of equipment for virtually any kind...

Wearing The Wrong Size Shoes Is A Big Problem!

88% of US Women Wear the Wrong Size Shoes A study by the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society found that 88% of women in the United States wear shoes that are too small and 55% have bunions. Bunions are nine times more common in women than men. The most common cause of bunions is the prolonged wearing of poorly...

Your Feet And Winter Sports

Your feet and Winter Sports In the winter months with all the rain and cold it is easy to decide to hibernate indoors.  Of course this is easily forgiven but fresh air and exercise are the best remedy for the winter blues. More and more people now look forward to a winter break in the mountains to enjoy skiing, snowboarding, walking...

Items 31 to 35 of 35 total

Page