Bones in the body are connected, which causes the transfer of any feeling from one to another part of the body. One of the examples of this theory is that the pain in the foot causes pain in the leg.
The pain felt in the feet can be caused by arthritis bunions, heel spurs, corns , athlete?s foot, ingrown toenails , overlapping toes and many others (more than 25), which make people to be uncomfortable.
According to the Chinese reflexology (old for millennia) the feet are source of the entire health of the body. Because of that many people start their healing by the treatment of the feet, like detox foot baths, some natural alternatives and stretches as the best of them.
In this topic we offer you 6 effective stretches that can be done in 5 minutes.
Try to lower just a big toe and keep others up (the foot is in the same position). If you can?t press big toe, then press the pinky toe, and repeat this stretch 5 times with each foot.
Raising of toe
Toes are in elevated position, while are you standing on the feet. Raise the pinky toe at the same level as the big toe. Repeat it 5 times with both feet.
Tennis Ball Rub
As a requisite you can use the tennis ball (or other this size). Rolling it with a small pressure, repeat it with both feet 5 times. When you finish with the ball, point your toes toward knee and stretch the toes in order to point downwards.
Toes and fingers
Sit down with your legs in front and toes pointing upwards. With your fingers pull the toes back gently. You can do it with either feet or separately, one by one.
In a standing position, rock your body weight to the outside of your foot, and lift the weight off the inside. Rock inward while your weight remains resting on the outside. Repeat 10 times with each foot.
Loop a stretchy exercise ball around a table or a chair leg, and hook the foot through it, in order to make the foot rest against the band. Next, press the toes toward to floor, and stretch. Repeat 15 times.
We offer you, also, some additional tips:
Wear proper footwear
It is the most important that the shoes are comfortable, proper in width and they should allow your feet to breathe. Many times you can not find modern, and at the same time comfortable shoes, so make your choice what is your priority.
Soak in Epsom Salts
The treatment great for detoxification of feet and boosting intake of magnesium.
Almost all poses of yoga are based on grounded feet. Practicing yoga you learn to root the feet, restore balance in the body and mental state.
Outside barefoot walking
Whenever you have a possibility it is nice to walk barefoot, because it provides numerous health benefits. Walking barefoot outside can be replaced by wearing shoes with the individual toes.
Consult a specialist
For constant and awful pain that will be the right solution, because, he can decide about wearing custom orthotics. For the diabetics is especially important to have a healthy feet which will improve their health in global.