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

Prevalent Foot Problems in Children

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     "   I also struggled with painful aching feet. I used these inserts for a few months and now I am pain free.   "    Simon     Reasons for Foot Problems in Children We are seeing more and more children with foot problems, and at a younger and younger age! Why is this? Rapid Growth: A very common cause for achilles and calf muscle pain is rapid ...
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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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Restore Wear and Tear Damage to your Body

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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     Kinds of ...
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Can Soft Steps® Make Feet Lazy?

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     " I just wanted to say a BIG THANK YOU to Step Forward for helping me get back on my feet. Last year I was depressed because I was in extreme pain and couldn’t walk normally...I was using a crutch to help me move around. My son and daughter in law saw your stand at the House and Garden show and heard how the arches work. They took me next day ...
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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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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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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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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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Inner Soles / Sports Orthotics

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The first thing to ask is - ‘What do I want Sport inner soles or Sports Orthotics to do for me?’ Probably the most important thing generally is shock absorption. Many sports shoes are designed specifically with this in mind and all kinds of gel, air and fancy technology are used to provide more and more effective cushioning. This is fine, but any m...
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Disclaimer

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.