Your Feet at Work

Podiatrist For Painful FeetHow much time do you spend on your feet at work? Some occupations mean you have to stand or walk for long hours with little time to take the load off your feet.

Long hours on your feet increases your risk of foot problems. Standing or walking all day causes ligaments in your lower limbs to stretch, your foot flattens, your biomechanics alter and you begin to feel aches and pains… early warning signs that your feet are being stressed by long working hours and poorly fitting or inappropriate shoes.

Foot pain is not normal. If you need to be on your feet for ling hours at work and you have pain or discomfort in your feet, ankles or knees, you should have your feet checked before your foot problem may cause you to loose time at work. Fatigue, cramping, pain, burning, numbness and tingling in your feet, ankles, calves, shins or knees can be due to repetitive stress on your feet.

Give your feet break! Let them to carry you to your podiatrist for a check up. A little advice can stop your feet giving you grief at work. Finding the right work shoes or boots, stretching, strapping, therapeutic ultrasound, insoles or prescription orthotics can help fix  your foot problem and keep you comfortable and pain free at work…. so call 9319 3030 us now!