The most effective thing that anyone can do in this situation is strengthening and stretching, pumps or high heels are very hard on the feet and can lead to a lot of issues. Strengthening the feet with specific exercises, stretching the feet and back of the legs will go a long way in keeping you in your heels and out of pain or having issues.
A physiotherapist is a good source for getting these exercises as well as looking it up on the internet.
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Tom became a Certified Pedorthic Master Craftsman in 1996, and a few years later in 2003 he started his own orthopedic, orthotic and pedorthic practice: The Foot Lab. Located in Edmonton, Alberta, The Foot Lab serves clients from Grande Prairie to Nova Scotia and beyond. Check out our website http://www.footlab.ca/
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