When your feet hurt, you can hurt all over. We’ve all heard “the thigh bone connects to the hip bone.” And while you can have pains in our back, hips, knees or legs that aren’t related to the foot or the way you walk (termed biomechanics), often times the feet are the cause of symptoms in these upper areas.
From a medical perspective, your feet should be aligned. This means the heels should be under the leg bone and the ankles should appear stable, not rolling in or rolling out. When the feet or ankles aren’t aligned with the legs, the knee may have strain or bone-on-bone injury. It is believed that 80% of all biomechanical pain results from fallen arches.
Ease the Pain Through Customized Support
The Therafit shoe can help ease biomechanical discomfort in all these areas. Therafit’s shock-absorbing heel, combined with the Personal Comfort System and stable heel design, allows each woman to be in control of her own biomechanics. How? You can remove or add the comfort adapter inserts to fit your individual foot type.
When you begin to take charge of your biomechanics and drive your foot towards optimal alignment, you lay the foundation for a better-aligned position. Slowly the suprastructure of your body adapts to this better alignment and you experience pain relief. Note that it may take up to three months to feel the effects of wearing a well-supported and constructed shoe.
Find a Shoe that Fits
The most important feature of a shoe is it truly fits your foot by being the proper size and width. When the shoe is too small or too narrow for your foot, muscles and tendons perform in a compromised function compensating for the improper shoe size. This is similar to a person wearing a hat that is too small or eyeglasses that are too tight; they may experience headaches. Likewise, shoe size affects how the feet, ankles, and legs perform. And since the feet and legs support the hip and back, it makes sense that the root of the problem may be from the foundation – the ankles and foot.
It Starts with the Foundation
So, what does the Therafit shoe offer ladies with pain in these areas? Therafit says, “We’re here to support you!” So they created a stable foundation with heel control that allows you to stand confident and know your foot has an opportunity to be directed from heel strike down a path that provides midfoot and forefoot stability.
The entire foot is supported through the seven layers of construction to the “width of the sole” (no under-cutting on materials), therefore offering added control to the foot while we ladies walk, twist, turn, and live our busy daily lives.
To help the leg swing with ease to the next step, the Therafit soles have a mild to moderate forefoot rocker which allows the foot to roll forward to the next amazing step you’ll take, over and over again as you live your life “rockin’ on” – expecting more…the Therafit way!
We’re cheering you on! Go for it!