Friday, 22 November 2013
Shoe-Specific Health Risks and Better Ergonomic Alternatives
Your feet are two of the most important parts of your body, containing a quarter of all the bones in your body and giving you proper balance, support, and mobility throughout the day. However, very few people pay attention to the health of their feet. Considering you spend a majority of your day with your feet making contact with the floor, you shouldn’t take them for granted. Healthy feet make for a healthy body, but feet are susceptible to a host of problems, especially when poorly fitting shoes are a part of the picture. That's where we come in--Walking on a Cloud provides shoes that maximize the comfort and functionality of your feet and ensure that you don’t associate footwear with “ouch.” Did you know some shoes actually risk your very health? Talk about stepping on toes! But fear not, for you can still look fashionable without hurting your feet or suffering any long-term consequences. The infographic below shows some common health problems created by different shoe types and some stylish, ergonomic alternatives. Enjoy!