Op goede voet met onszelf

Mensen verschillen van dieren door hun "rechtop" lopen. Hierdoor hebben onze voeten de functie van "fundament van ons lichaam", Leonardo da Vinci noemde onze voeten al "ware technische hoogstandjes". Bestaande uit 26 botjes zijn ze goed voor maar liefst een kwart van alle botten in een menselijk lichaam tevens bevatten ze 13 gewrichten, 33 pezen en meer dan honderd spieren.

Interessant om te weten is dat onze voeten eigenlijk gemaakt zijn voor het "blootvoets" lopen en niet om gevangen te zitten in sokken en opgesloten in, vaak te krappe, schoenen. En mens loopt gedurende zijn of haar leven maar liefst één keer de wereld rond dus zonder goede schoenen kunnen hierdoor voet, postuur en loopproblemen ontstaan.

 

So, what can be done to maintain and improve foot health?  Well, the first step is to become aware of how valuable and irreplaceable these powerful and time sensitive companions are! The second step is to realize that the health of our feet will not necessarily continue if we do not invest in them. We must invest in exercise, if possible barefoot, with small foot exercises that can be easily integrated into everyday life. If we do this the foot muscles and tendons are quickly strengthened.

One great option is so-called spiral dynamics, a modern physiotherapy, with which you can learn how to walk and stand correctly without spending a lot of time. It is also worth investing in regular hygiene and loving care. Your feet will thank you! And - last but not least - we recommend investing in good, comfortable footwear. It should support the feet in their natural movement, give them space, but also the necessary support. This applies equally to healthy feet as well as to feet that are already showing problems.

The right shoe for every foot

Every foot is different. And every foot deserves comfortable, perfectly fitting footwear. We at FinnComfort® have been committed to foot health for almost 75 years. The comprehensive repertoire of healthy footwear that we offer our large customer groups all over the world to choose from, our experts are constantly developing according to the latest scientific findings. It is tailored to the different demands, needs and lifestyles of adults of all ages to enable them to walk, stand and run comfortably and relaxed. For the benefit of mobility and foot health - for a lifetime.