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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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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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Tired, Aching Legs

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Women and the elderly suffer most from tired, aching legs, but men who stand long hours, especially in one position, may be affected too. Symptoms A dull ache behind the knee or in the calf muscles A burning, pulling feeling in leg muscles Painful weariness or restlessness in legs at night Causes A common cause of tired, aching legs is poor blood c...
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Even Weight Distribution in Feet = Good Posture

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Posture versus Foot Alignment Posture is directly related to weight distribution in the feet! If the feet roll in, or over-pronate, the knees are placed under stress because of the misalignment. Likewise, if the feet roll out, the knees take strain. The body may cope for many years, but sooner or later a knee problem develops. Or the misalignment h...
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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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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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The Ideal Foot

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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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