Hello and welcome back to Smart Homes! Today, we're going to take a look at something a little different. There is an abundance of people all around the world that are required to stand for lengthy period of times on their feet. Although this is a necessity and cannot be avoided, it can also put a lot of pressure on your legs and feets and could very well lead to pain and damage. With this in mind, you will want to read the tips below and learn how to keep your feet comfortable, while at work.
Breaks And Lunches
First and foremost, you should do your best to take your lunches and breaks. Many people will ignore these opportunities and continue working! This is definitely a major mistake and will result in problems and more pain! Remember that it is a law that your employer must give you a break, if you work over a specific number of hours. In all likelihood, you do! Therefore, you should use your break and take full advantage of it.
If you work at a register, you should not be afraid to lean up against your counter or a column. This will help to remove some of the pressure on your feet and will also ensure that the pain subsides to come degree. Just make sure that you return to work rapidly, when a customer approaches!
Remember that the surface you stand on will play a major role in the amount and intensity of the pain you feel! Standing on a much harder surface, such as marble or concrete, will result in more pain. Therefore, you should attempt to stand on something much softer. If you stand in place consistently, you should throw a piece of rubber up and under your feet. This will help noticeable.
Shoes And Insoles
Finally, you should realize that wearing the right pair of shoes will help immensely. If your shoes are too tight or too loose, you're going to have problems! Therefore, you shoud make sure to get your feet measured, by a professional! This will help to guarantee that your shoes fit to sheer perfection. Also, do not ignore the benefits of insoles. Finally, you may want to consider investing in clogs or nursing shoes! These shoes are specifically designed for this purpose and they'll help to keep your feet comfortable throughout the duration.