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The Massage Therapist’s Guide to Foot Care


From the Massage Mag news article:

The majority of massage therapists spend most of their days on their feet while working on clients.

This can result in foot pain and stiffness. However, there are certain actions massage therapists can take when it comes to looking after their feet, potentially preventing pain in this area before it even starts. Let’s take a look at a few of them now.

“Always wear healthy shoes,” says Barbara Bergin, M.D., a board certified orthopedic surgeon practicing in Austin, Texas. What exactly is a healthy shoe? It’s “a shoe that looks like it fits your foot,” she says.

The way you determine whether your shoes are healthy is, “When you try on a shoe, put the open shoe on the ground,” says Bergin. “Then stand next to it with your bare foot and look to see if it even looks like your foot fits in that shoe.”

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