If you have a job where you are on your feet a lot foot pain can be a big problem. On thing you have to remember is that your feet are a precious part of your body and need to be protected as much as possible. Here are some tips to keep your feet happy, and by so doing, the rest of you happy.
If you have to be on your feet all day, sit as soon as you can during your break and do not get up until you need to move, This may seem like a small thing, and obvious, but sometimes you may not think about it while your at work. Also rub your feet if you are able to. Rubbing your feet will not only help the feet heal a bit for the rest of your day, and for tomorrow, but will also show any potential bosses that may walk in, why you are sitting. This way You will get less of a mental strike for “being lazy”
If you work in a moist environment or sweat into your shoes while doing physical exercise or other tasks, keep a fresh pair of socks on hand to change into when you have a break. Dry socks can be the difference between happy feet, and painful fungus feet. This is especially true for humid places, as foot fungus is very common in moist areas. Another danger is cold environments, your feet are made to work at the temperature the rest of your body is, so lowering there temperature, especially when wet is not only dangerous to your health, but very painful on your feet.
Another thing you can do to help prevent foot pain in the workplace is wear orthopedic inserts. These inserts can be custom made by a doctor or other company, using pre made inserts might not be the best idea, but you might be able to find a suitable set to fit your feet if you can try them on. Try not to wear high heels at work, this goes for men’s boots, and cowboy boots as well, as the increased angle puts more pressure on your foot and can lead to foot pain.
If your foot pain persists, you may wish to visit a doctor, or consider changing professions, your feet can hold the secret to your whole alignment so taking care of them is one of the most beneficial things you can do to your body.