Wearing Safety shoes all day long, especially one that is chosen improperly without due consideration, can lead to various hazards like:
Read below to see, how the above issues can be minimised.
Common foot problems can occur from long periods of standing on the job, repetitive motions, improper foot alignment, or improper footwear. This can lead to muscle and ligament fatigue which increases risk of injury and damage to bones, joints, muscles, ligaments and other tissues of the feet. The resulting inflammation and abnormal wear and tear can lead to more serious conditions such as Plantar Fasciitis (heel pain), Metatarsalgia (pain at the forefoot) and Repetitive Strain Injury.
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As stated by Mayo Clinic, Sweating and body odour is natural and healthy. Although perspiration is practically odourless, perspiration can sometimes cause an unpleasant smell when it comes into contact with bacteria on your skin.
Blisters on the feet can be prevented by wearing comfortable, well-fitting shoes and clean socks. Inherently ill-fitting or stiffer shoes present a larger risk of blistering. Blisters are more likely to develop on skin that is moist, so socks that manage moisture or frequent sock changes will aid those with particularly sweaty feet.
These fitting tips will help facilitate you in finding the perfect pair.
Fungus thrives in dark, warm, moist places. It can grow on the feet, between the toes, and on the toenails. Causes are not keeping the feet clean and dry, walking barefoot by pool areas or in locker rooms, wearing shoes that do not provide ventilation, and a weakened immunity system. The fungus is usually picked up from a moist area.
To prevent fungal problems:
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Improperly fitted shoes can cause a variety of foot problems in addition to general discomfort and shoe breakdown. If the arch of the foot is not positioned properly in the shoe, the foot will become fatigued and uncomfortable. Ill-fitting or damaged footwear contributes heavily to back and foot fatigue. Pointed toes and high heels are particularly inappropriate for working footwear.