And your ankle bone is connected to your heel bone.
You know the old song that links all of your bones together to make your body the complex and interconnected machine that it is.
It’s not something you may think about very often, but when you experience pain or discomfort in your feet, knees, hips or even as far up as your back, you quickly realize how your body parts work together, and how relief can often be achieved by getting the foundation of your frame sorted out, namely your feet.
That’s where Foot Solutions at Blundell Centre comes in.
Thanks to their trained staff they can assess your condition and provide an answer, in the form of customized orthotics, compression socks, or even knee braces, to get you back feeling better and more ready to meet the challenges of your busy day.
“We are a health service store,” says Daniel Zhou, store manager at Foot Solutions. “And while we get a lot of referrals from doctors for their patients to be fitted with a knee brace, orthotics or compression stockings, we also have many people who walk through our door and simply tell us their feet hurt when they walk.
“Or they find they get very tired standing up a lot during the course of their day and their hips and back hurt.”
Getting measured for a custom set of orthotics—a durable insole that slips into your own shoes—helps control the alignment and function of your foot to prevent abnormal motion, or rolling, and better redistributes the pressure on the bottom of your feet to reduce discomfort, pain.
Many customers include those who spend a good amount of their day standing or walking, such as casino workers, postal service carriers, warehouse workers and flight attendants.
“Typically, once a customer is fitted with their custom orthotics they can see change in a few weeks,” Zhou says. “Others say, ‘Wow!’ the next day at their workplace after wearing them all day and feel better immediately.”
If a customer doesn’t see a difference after a short while, the staff at Foot Solutions can make small adjustments to the orthotic to get the desired result.
“We have one focus at Foot Solutions,” Zhou says, “and that’s your feet and how to care for them.
“Whether you have foot pain or joint discomfort or you simply want to optimize your body’s stability and health, Foot Solutions is the answer.”
For more information about how Foot Solutions at Blundell Centre can help reduce your aches and pains from your feet on up, visit their website at footsolutions.com/richmond.