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Blog on foot and posture pain, problems and all related subjects.

Good Health … A New Dimension for 2018!

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     " Best Investment I ever made. Walk so much better and further with no more pain in my feet, back and hip.. Wish I had found out about them sooner. "    BEV     A New Year Wish We often wish each other good health – one of the most precious gifts. All the money in the world cannot buy good health once you have lost it. So it is to be greatly d...
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How we Relieve Foot Pain and Body Aches

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     " I just wanted to let you know that I am loving the foot correctors. They feel amazing and I can already feel myself able to stand for long without having to have sore feet. "    TELEAH     Causes of Foot Pain and Body Aches There are two main causes of Foot pain and Body aches – Stagnation and Breakdown . And the one leads to the other. Stag...
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Feet ... Your Foundation

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     "Had other orthotics with build up. Wanted to operate hip, but so much better with Soft-Steps®."    Elisabeth     Where is the Focus? One of the shortcomings of modern medicine is that it has become too specialized. By concentrating knowledge and treatment on specifics, the whole is lost. Very seldom is the body treated holistically and thus t...
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Preventing Injury

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How do we Prevent Injury? Some people seem to be injury prone – but usually there is an underlying cause. Poor balance, weak muscles, tight muscles, misalignment, etc. Various aids are used to reduce risks – ankle or knee guards, strapping, arch supports, special footwear, gum guards, goggles, head bands, helmets, visors and the like... There is, h...
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Change Your Body - for Better or for Worse

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What can Change your Body? Apart from severe injury, as in a car crash, which could leave you with a mangled and very different body, bad footwear or bad postural habits, can change portions of your body for the worse. Similarly good habits and exercise may make changes for the better. External forces may be outside of our control. But choice direc...
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Back Pain

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Lower Back Pain Many people experience tiredness and pain in the lower back, especially when standing for many hours or working in a bent over, or other strained position. It is often seen as a normal part of one’s work or growing older, but in fact, pain is the body’s way of telling us there is something wrong. Causes of Back Pain Poor body postur...
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Standing Long Hours? Attention Foot Sloggers!

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Attention Teachers, Nurses, Hairdressers, Physios, Dentists, Surgeons, Pharmacists, Tradesmen, Factory Workers... in fact, everyone who spends their working hours on their feet!! Do you stand for long hours and have sore, tired feet at the end of the day? Have you found yourself looking for softer and softer shoes? Wearing thicker soles? Or wearing...
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How to Improve Your Golf

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What It Is About There are many technical aspects to the improvement of golfing ability, but today we want to reveal and talk about a different approach, which can improve, not only ability, but comfort and pleasure as well. In Golf one immediately thinks ‘swing’... but what is the foundation of a good, balanced swing? Stance, Stability, Control......
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What your Footprint tells about your Health and Posture

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In some ways a footprint tells a very clear story ... everyone knows the difference between a flat foot and a high arch. But there are much more subtle messages too. Roughly the forefoot represents upper body, mid foot represents the knees and hips and the heel is related to lower back. A well balanced foot would look something like this... And a w...
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Why Soft Steps® Relieve Most Foot and Posture Problems

Why Soft Steps® Relieve Most Foot and Posture Problems
Anyone following our blogs may be wondering how come we can claim Soft Steps ® to be the answer to so many varied problems! So today we are going to describe exactly how Soft Steps ® work, and why they are so effective in treating just about any and every kind of foot ailment and also joint pain in any part of the skeletal structure. The most basic...
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How Soft Step® Foot Correctors are Different from Inner Soles

How Soft Step® Foot Correctors are Different from Inner Soles
Soft Step ® Foot Correctors are very different, and cannot be compared to ordinary innersoles. Differences between Soft Steps ® and other Inner Soles Most inner soles support the medial arch only. Soft Steps ® support all three arches of the foot simultaneously and in ratio ! This is very important and affects the centre of gravity of the body, whi...
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Feet and Posture

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This diagram shows poor posture in relation to poorly aligned feet and good posture in relation to well-balanced feet. Flat feet are often the result of inherent low muscle tone or a weak muscle structure. The collapse of the arches may cause severe pronation (or inward roll) of the foot and this, in turn, leads to knock knees and misalignment of t...
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The use of the Soft-Steps® are not intended to guarantee a cure or prevent any foot disease, health condition or any related ailments. The Seller is not liable for any incidental or consequential injuries or medical complications caused by using the goods. The Buyer hereby acknowledges responsibility for consulting a medical practitioner if necessary or at the recommendation of the Seller.