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

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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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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Arch Supports, Insoles ... Foot Correctors!!!

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Arch Supports or Insoles Arch supports are usually premade from hard or soft, static materials and designed principally to support the medial arch but being static cannot bring about change. If the arch has weakened or dropped, this brings a feeling of comfort and reinforcement. An insole, likewise, cushions and props up the medial arch. Gel insole...
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Heel Pain

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Heel Pain Heel pain can be due to Achilles Tendonitis, Sever’s Disease (children) and other conditions, but the most common one is Plantar Fasciitis, which may include a heel spur. Fasciitis is becoming more and more prevalent, partially because of hard surfaces and the trend towards very thin, flat shoe soles. Bone structure is pounded and there i...
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Wearing Foot Correctors versus Surgery

Wearing Foot Correctors versus Surgery
Downside of surgery Solutions, or even relief, for foot problems is often tricky because we need our feet all the time and therapy and medication usually amount to no more than temporary pain relief. The last resort, when sufferers are really desperate, is surgery. The downside of surgery is: Pain, trauma and weeks (sometimes even months) out of ac...
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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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The Ideal Foot

The Ideal Foot
There is no such thing as a perfect foot. But there is certainly an ideal foot - ideal in shape, alignment and functionality. All human bone structures are basically the same, but the form can become distorted when muscles and ligaments pull it out of shape. ​ What does an ideal foot look like? This foot print represents a well-balanced and well al...
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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.