We are always looking for ways to improve our health. We all know that the best way of improving our lifestyle is by making small changes to our daily routines and for many that may mean changing diet or exercising more. However, one thing you may have overlooked is your clothing – and more specifically, your shoes.
We have a tendency to overlook our feet when it comes to health issues, yet we must acknowledge that our feet are the foundation of our bodies and need to be well looked after. Therefore, if you are going to invest money in a new pair of shoes, the best course is to select a pair that are sure to keep your feet happy and healthy in the long-run.
In their most recent infographic, the team at Gabor.ie look into the ways in which our choice of daily footwear can affect our health. It turns out that the shoes we wear every day can have a major impact not just on our feet but also on our overall wellbeing. Research studies have found that poorly designed or ill-fitting footwear can lead to a myriad of health problems such as joint pain, back problems, and bad posture. In fact, a staggering 90 percent of women’s foot deformities can be tied back to bad shoes alone.
The below infographic features some very useful tips and tricks on how to find your perfect sole mate. It offers some great advice on what qualities to look out for in a new pair of shoes and also provides some practical pointers for going shoe-shopping. The guide also outlines some basic foot care activities you can try out at home to help build your feet’s strength and flexibility.
Read the infographic below to find out more about how your shoes affect your health.