Soothe Your Morning Foot Pain | The Podiatrist and yourfeetnz

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It is true that your two feet bear the entire load of your body. It is only natural that you will experience some sort of pain the body.
It is said that for those who have a constant routine of standing for long period of hours will experience aching feet. Sore feet is a common problem among elderly teachers wherein which their occupation is such that they have to stand constantly to teach their little kids.
Elderly teachers who are suffering with sore feet through the day, need to perform these foot pain treatments to help ease their pain. It is also said that the foot pain in the morning is the most severe.
These foot treatments which is listed below can help get rid of swollen and aching feet. For people with swollen feet at day’s end, walking and moving the feet and ankles up and down can help, as it circulates blood back to the heart.
The Podiatrist says that if you are standing on your feet all day long and not contracting your muscles, everything drains to the feet. The swelling in your feet which results to pain and exacerbated by shoes might not accommodate it therefore causing your feet to pain all the more. Foot pain is a common ailments found in almost every second person. In case you are suffering from terrible foot pain, there is no need to dose yourself with medications. All you have to do is follow these foot pin treatments in the morning before you start your day.

Soaking your feet- The basic way to soothe foot pain is to pamper your feet for half an hour with peppermint oil and hot water. If you do not have peppermint at home, you can use a strong cup of peppermint tea added to hot water for soaking your feet.

Feet workout- Sometimes, when you are in pain, the best alternative to ease pain is to do a small workout. To soothe foot pain try this foot workout. Scatter a few pencils on the floor, and pick them up with your toes. This little exercise will help relieve foot ache.

Foot massage -Spas and expensive massage parlours are not necessary when it comes to a foot massage. It is self taught! All you have to do is roll your bare feet over a tennis ball for several minutes till you feel relief.

Water Therapy- The use of hot and cold water is the best therapy to treat foot pain. Hot water promotes blood flow and cold treatment will reduce the inflammation in your aching feet. If you have foot pain in the morning, this is the best therapy for you. All you need to do is apply a heat pad and an ice pack alternately for ten minutes on your foot

Epsom Salts -The use of epsom salts is the best foot pain treatment. These salts will help to soothe your feet giving you instant relief. Take three tablespoons of Epsom salts and add it to a tub of warm water and soak your feet for fifteen minutes. You should know that Epsom salts can make your feet dry, so apply a dab of foot moisturiser on your feet after the treatment

Ice -The ice therapy is a good way to reduce pain and swelling on the feet. Crushed ice is good to reduce the inflammation. With the help of a plastic ice pack, move in circular motion on your foot. Make sure not to apply the ice pack for more than ten minutes at a time, as it will damage the skin and nerves.

We have an extensive range of footcare products to help keep your feet healthy and looking good.
See The Podiatrist for expert advice.


About Your feet and podiatry with Caron Orelowitz | Registered Podiatrist - Auckland

Caron Orelowitz was born in Johannesburg and emigrated to New Zealand in 1997. She studied Podiatry at The Witwatersrand Technikon and was in private practice in South Africa for a few years, before setting off to ‘the other side of the world’. Auckland Podiatry. Since 1998 she has been helping people of all ages who have problems with their feet, from the elderly, to sports people, and those who just want some TLC for the feet. At present she has 5 practices (with a satellite Diabetes Practice out West Auckland), owns a children’s shoe shop (Scooters in Remuera), and tries to fit in some exercise when time permits. Caron is an active member of Podiatry New Zealand (NZ), and holds the position of Treasurer for the Auckland Branch, as well as representing the Northern Region on the Executive Council. She is registered under HPCAA (Health Practitioner Competency Assurance Act), and is often seen attending (and organizing) Seminars and workshops. Caron has a special interest in Paediatrics and can often be seen on the floor showing children some exercises. ACC registered Discounts for Super Gold Card Holders, members of Grey Power and Green Prescription participants.

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