How to Treat Aching Feet
For many people, aching feet are a way of life. However, you don’t have to live with the pain and discomfort. There are steps you can take to treat your aching feet, thus making it easier to enjoy your day.
Consider the following:
• Strengthen your feet: By doing this, your feet will hold up better throughout the day. It takes time but is well worth it in the long-run.
• Soak your feet in warm water: This is one of the best ways to relieve sore muscles. Furthermore, if you add an ingredient such as baking soda or Epsom salts, it can reduce swelling. At the very least, do this once per day, such as before retiring for the evening.
• Stay off your feet: For example, if you work on your feet, do your best to take regular breaks throughout your day. Along with this, strongly consider buying a new pair of shoes with better arch support.
• Get a foot massage: There’s nothing more enjoyable and relieving than a foot massage. It’ll melt the discomfort away, improve blood flow, and help your mental state.
These are just a few of the many ways to treat aching feet. Once you find something that works for you, stick with it. You’ll soon find that this problem is slowly drifting out of your life. And that’s exactly what you’re hoping for!
Jennifer Ferdinand, owner of Serendipity Wellness Studio in Burke, VA, has been practicing massage therapy and esthetics since 2006. She is nationally certified through NCBTMB, and licensed in Virginia for both Massage Therapy and Esthetics.