Good Foot Posture
Tips on best foot posture
- While standing, the arches in your feet should be supported.
- Try to elevate one foot by resting it on a stool or box while standing. After several minutes, switch your foot position.
- While working in the kitchen, open the cabinet under the sink and rest one foot on the inside of the cabinet. Change feet every 5 to 15 minutes.
- While sitting,
bend your knees at a right angle. Keep your knees even with or slightly higher than your hips. (use a foot rest or stool if necessary). Your legs should not be crossed.
Keep your feet flat on the floor.
- Before you lift a heavy object, make sure you have firm footing. Stand with a wide stance close to the object you are trying to pick up and keep your feet firm on the ground. Tighten your stomach muscles and lift the object using your leg muscles. Straighten your knees in a steady motion. Don't jerk the object up to your body.
- To lower the object, place your feet as you did to lift, tighten stomach muscles and bend your hips and knees.
- When driving,
move the seat close to the steering wheel to support the curve of your back. The seat should be close enough to allow your knees to bend and your feet to reach the pedals.
- Alignment work is the same for bad knee and foot posture. Learn how to hold your leg in healthy straight position by using your muscles, not just letting your weight sway and slump onto your knee joints.
- To fix tire wear, you don't stop driving or change the tires, and you don't just keep driving that way.
You check why they are crooked and fix that. Alignment work is the same for bad knee and foot posture -
learn how to hold them straight by using your muscles, not just letting them sway and slump.
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