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

Foot Bliss – Step Softly

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     "   I am soooo excited and happy. The huge discomfort and tension I was feeling on my feet is gone. Yesterday I even made the mistake of walking without it because I no longer felt any discomfort or tension, but I paid the price because by evening I felt some pain. I am never gonna do without my Soft-Steps® again. It has helped me after about ...
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Thirteen Years of Proven Results in Foot Comfort

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     "   I was very skeptical at first as I've tried many products and absolutely nothing worked to ease my discomfort. I suffered from plantar fasciitis and was in a lot of pain. There were days I could hardly walk at all. This product literally solved all my problems within days of me starting to wear it! This was more than 10 years ago and I wea...
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Cerebral Palsy, Club Foot, Scoliosis and More

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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 Avenue of Hope Over many years Step Forward has been able to make a difference in the lives of some who suffer from the conditions and deformities mentioned above. We cannot ...
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Posture Pumpers

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     "   Ek het myne 2 jaar terug gekry nadat die soliede binnesole nie meer vir my gewerk het nie. Dit oefen die spiere, dat selfs as ek kaalvoet loop, is my postuur beter as voorheen   "    LENIE     What is Good Posture? Posture is not just the way you carry your body, but includes the whole alignment, stability, balance aspect. A good posture l...
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Join us for a Jog

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     "   Things are a lot better. In the beginning it felt like hot spots under my feet but after 3 days a lot better. One thing I must say that the pains in my knees are virtually gone. I thought that I would never be able to run again without pain – since I am wearing the Soft-Step® I am able to run pain free. Thanks again.   "    GAVIN     Park ...
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Be Foot Wise

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     "  I bought my step forward insets about 8 years ago. I will never forget the immediate pain relief from plantar fasciitis. After using them every day for 12 months, I remained pain free and recovered from plantar fasciitis completely. I am ever grateful and recommend your product and compliment your service whenever I can.  "    Juanita     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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Advantages of Happy Feet

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   "I am soooo excited and happy. The huge discomfort and tension I was feeling on my feet is gone. Yesterday I even made the mistake of walking without it because I no longer felt any discomfort or tension, but I paid the price because by evening I felt some pain. I am never gonna do without my Soft-Steps® again. It has helped me after about 3 wee...
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Foot Problems in Children

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Why are Foot Problems on the Increase? There are some foot problems that are related to lifestyle diseases like Diabetes (numbness, burning and pain associated with poor circulation); Arthritis (pain and inflammation in the joints) and so on. But many are related to lifestyle conditions and even lifestyle choices! Or a combination of both... Modern...
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Small, Life Changing Health Miracles

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Incredible Stories An enthusiastic Durban runner was forbidden to run any longer. He became so depressed as to border on suicidal... He began using Soft Step ® Foot Correctors and got back on the road, a changed and happy man once more! Foot pain was putting beloved Wild Coast hikes beyond her reach. Erica found Soft Steps ® and was delighted to re...
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Your Future in Your Footprint

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Some people have a special sense which enables them to predict the future, or ‘feel’ impending disaster. The lines in your palm are supposed to mean various things. Your nails tell a story. Iridology is an acknowledged and factual diagnostic tool. Reflexology is a fairly controversial reflection of health and an effective therapy for many condition...
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Foot Deformities

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What is the one single thing that can have the greatest effect on deformed feet, whether by birth defect, disease or accident? Movement!! Scar tissue needs continual massage to loosen up. Torn or damaged tendons need gentle stretch/massage exercise to heal and strengthen. Surgically repaired bone structures need strong muscle structures to support ...
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Treat Your Feet to a Permanent Holiday

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Temporary Relief for Feet Who doesn’t love a foot massage?? I know someone who loves having his feet tickled and will get his grand kids to draw pictures on them with a ballpoint pen!! A foot spa can provide so many minutes of total bliss! Comfy shoes (do they really exist?) will cushion you a bit from the harsh realities of concrete, tiles and tar...
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Unexpected Benefits from Wearing Foot Correctors

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The words Foot Correctors make us think ‘Feet’, but Foot Correctors do so much more for the whole body!! Traditional, static orthotics, or arch supports, do just that – support the medial arch of the foot. What most people do not realize is that the foot has three arches, which all need support, simultaneously, in a particular ratio! Soft Step ® Fo...
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It is Never Too late to Correct Foot Problems!

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Is it ever too late to Correct Foot Problems? No, No, NO! It is never too late to make changes for the better. Even elderly people can start exercise programs which will enhance mobility, stability and suppleness. You may not get an 18-year old body, but you can knock years off your anatomic age and revert to a fitness that will surprise you! What ...
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Alternative Solutions for Foot Problems

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Let us take a look at some common foot and posture problems and the current, conventional options for relief. Then compare some exciting, very effective alternative and/or complementary solutions. Foot and Posture Problems and Solutions Problem Conventional Options (Often merely treating the symptoms) Alternative Options (Removing the Cause) Achill...
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Stability for the Elderly

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Stability and balance usually decline at least a little, as we grow older. Why? Muscle Deterioration Some of it may have to do with brain function deteriorating, but a lot of it is purely physical. The renewal rate of cells slows – this is the whole meaning of ‘ageing’. Muscles, ligaments and tendons lose both strength and flexibility. Many feel th...
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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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Holistic Approach to Foot and Posture Problems

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The Narrow View Problems in the skeletal structure are often treated in a localized way – even knee and hip replacements are done with little or no consideration of the misaligned feet that possibly contributed to the problem initially, and must again carry the mended structure. Similarly heel pain may be treated by placing a cushion under the heel...
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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.