Pregnancy and Your Feet......

Read here about why looking after your feet in pregnancy is so important:

https://www.foot.com/foot-conditions/pregnancy-and-your-feet/

The site www.foot.com a leading internet resource of foot health explains how pregnancy affects your feet:

Over-pronation and edema a very common foot problem experienced during pregnancy. Over-Pronation, also referred to as flat feet, is caused when a person’s arch flattens out upon weight bearing and their feet roll inward when walking. This can create extreme stress or inflammation on the plantar fascia, the fibrous band of tissue that runs from the heel to the forefoot. Over-pronation can make walking very painful and can increase strain on the feet, calves and/or back. The reason many pregnant women suffer from over-pronation is the added pressure on the body as a result of weight gain.

This effect is made worse by pregnancy hormones which make your feet more flexible.

Happily there is a solution as www.foot.com recommend - wearing insoles. Orthotic insoles will support your feet keeping you active, fit, healthy and free of pain.

Souls insoles are designed by expert podiatrists for your feet during pregnancy, and after if you suffered changes to your feet as a results of your pregnancy.

Check them out at our store www.mysouls.co.uk.

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