Problem area ‘foot’

Hard grounds, standing work, high heels and narrow shoes can eventually lead to foot disorders. We would like to provide you with an overview of the three main problem areas of the foot and tell you which pedag insoles are ideal to pamper your feet.

1. Problem area ‘longitudinal arch’

Do you suffer from pain in the inner edge of the foot? This could be the symptom of a flat foot. A flat foot condition is the consequence of a lowered or fallen longitudinal arch. pedag’s foot supports will make your feet regain their natural balance.

Solution 1: The VIVA® Family foot supports help to prevent the creation of a flat foot condition and can relief from minor ailments. They support the longitudinal arch and make it regain its anatomically correct position.

Solution 2: When suffering from a flat foot, almost the entire sole of the foot comes in contact with the ground, as the arch has collapsed. The foot support pedag SENSITIVE pleasantly cushions the delicate sole and absorbs the impact shocks when walking.

If you want to know which other pedag foot supports are suitable for a flat foot condition, use our product filter and choose the corresponding term in the category ‘functionality’.

2. Problem area ‘forefoot’

Do your feet feel tired? Do they burn or are they sensitive to pressure? Do you suffer from forefoot pain? These symptoms are usually the consequence of a fallen metatarsal arch, also called splayfoot. Wearing high heels can aggravate this condition, as in these shoes most of the weight is born by the forefoot. However, pedag’s metatarsal pads can provide relief.

Solution 1: The gel pads pedag FEEL GOOD and pedag HIGH LIFE take the load off the forefoot when wearing high heels. The invisible and discreet pads cushion and relax your feet.

Solution 2: pedag LADY GEL. Its velvety soft surface made of micro fibre velour pampers the feet; the integrated metatarsal pad alleviates the pain. The insole is extra-thin and therefore ideal for pumps and high heels.

If you want to know which other pedag foot supports and metatarsal pads are suitable for a splayfoot condition, use our product filter and choose the corresponding term in the category ‘functionality’.

3. Problem area ‘heel’

The third and last problem area of the foot is the heel. It has to tolerate a lot: both heels bear about 65 to 75 % of the body weight. Overloading the heels can cause pain that is usually aggravated by concrete-hard grounds.

Solution 1: All foot supports of the VIVA® Family have heel pads that relieve the heels, spinal column and joints.

Solution 2: If the constant overload has already led to the creation of a heel spur, our heel spur cushion pedag POINT PLUS provides relief. The anatomical shape of the pad absorbs the body’s weight and the extra soft zone cushions the heel spur thus keeping the pain down.

If you want to know which other pedag foot supports are suitable for over stressed heels, use our product filter and choose the corresponding term in the category ‘functionality’.

Tip: Take preventive measures!

pedag foot supports can also help you to keep your feet healthy. pedag’s thin and light foot supports fit into (almost) every shoe and support the delicate and complicated muscular-skeletal system of the feet. So, why don’t you pamper your feet with the matching pedag insole in all your shoes?

Article source: https://www.pedag.de/en/news/tip-of-the-month/2013/february.html

 



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