- GET COMFY:
As much as possible, wear supportive, comfortable shoes that fit well.
- KNOW YOUR FEET:
Keep an eye out for blisters, cuts, sores, swelling and tenderness.
- TAKE A STAND:
Alternate periods of sitting, standing and moving throughout the day.
- LIGHTEN UP:
Maintain a healthy weight to stay light on your feet, knees and body.
- CROSS TRAIN:
Mix in different activities to avoid repetitive impact – take a chance on something fun!
- BEFORE AND AFTER:
Include your feet, ankles, calves and knees in your warm up and cool down routines.
- GET SUPPORT:
Try orthotics or shoe inserts for additional support, comfort and pain relief from common foot, back and knee issues.
Source: American Heart Association