We all know that bones are connected to each other and that pain that arises in one area of the body can easily cause problems in another. The same is true for our feet, the source of foot pain is primarily in the legs.
These six exercises will help relieve back, knee, ankle and hip pain through your feet, and you will be amazed at the effects! Also they will support your body posture and balance.
Stretching the bow
Eliminate arch pain and improve the movement of your feet with this simple exercise in which you only need to sit in a chair and put one of your feet on your knee.
Next, take your toes and gently pull them back, stretching the tendon and muscle tissue that connects the heel to the toes. It is recommended that you perform this exercise for 10 seconds, repeating 10 times with each foot.
Performing this exercise daily will not only strengthen your ankle and calf muscles, it will also work the muscles around your knees and help relieve the pain.
Try starting by grabbing a chair’s back and standing behind it. Now, start by lifting one leg behind you at the knee. Then slowly raise the heel of your other leg so that it is standing on your toes. Finally, slowly lower yourself back down so that your heel is resting on the floor. Do this exercise 10 times on each leg.
Walk on your toes
This is a very simple exercise, you just have to walk on your toes at a fast pace, it will strengthen your calves and give your toes and balls of feet a little exercise. Continue walking for about 5 minutes.
Circles on the ankles
This exercise will be extremely easy to perform. The following should be done to work the muscles of the ankles: Simply lift one leg and slowly rotate the foot of that leg in a smooth, circular motion. Do this 10 times in an inside circle then 10 times in outside circles with each leg.
Start by curling your toes and then practice picking up a towel that you have dropped on the floor with your toes only. Once you have mastered this, try picking up pebbles or marbles and dropping them into a basket, applying your toes and feet only.
Tennis ball exercise
This exercise is to place a ball under your foot and put some pressure on it. Repeat for a minute and then switch feet, it will help activate your blood circulation.