Healthy feet, healthy mind, body & soul
The human foot is an amazingly strong structure, capable of handling hundreds of tons of force every day. The foot's myriad of parts work in harmony, getting you from one place to another, but the stress of carrying you around puts your feet at high risk of injury, more so than other parts of your body.
Here we have gathered some articles and information on foot health and wellbeing – and our ways of supporting people to active lives.
Runner’s knee and other common foot problems
When running, the impact of each foot striking the ground is equivalent to 3–5 times your bodyweight. If your feet are not balanced and aligned, they won't be as effective in absorbing this impact putting unnecessary strain on your shins, knees, hips and lower back.
Performance benefits of compression technology
Precise and graduated compression surrounding joints, muscles, tendons and ligaments improve performance, prevent common injuries and speed recovery.
Supporting a proper body alignment
Your feet support the weight of your body every day. A vast majority – 75% of us – suffer from body imbalance or misalignment. Maintaining a neutral foot position is key, as alignment starts with the feet that create a natural foundation at the base of the body. Read more on how FootBalance custom insoles support and cushion your body, providing the foundation and balance it requires.
Every foot is unique: What foot type are you?
The human foot is complex, combining 26 bones, 33 joints and over 100 ligaments, muscles and tendons. Your feet act as the foundation for your entire body and as such, need to be healthy, balanced and correctly aligned. Read more about foot types and find your own.
The immediate and gradual benefits of wearing insoles
Custom insoles are the ultimate body hack of the 2020s. Giving you the needed support in the daily activities, and helping you reach your max in training.
Improving body alignment and balance
Total body alignment begins with your feet. The body is a human kinetic chain of interconnected parts. If your feet are misaligned, the rest of your body will not be in balance. This can result in pain and discomfort, not just in your feet, but throughout the body, including your knees, hip and back.