A return to warmer weather means that it's time to get outside and enjoy some daily exercise (ensuring that social distancing measures are adhered to, of course). Walking offers many health benefits both physical and mental but, for people with 'at risk' feet, it's important to wear proper therapeutic footwear.
Some Physical Health Benefits of Walking
- Improvement in the fitness of the lungs and heart
- Lowered risk of stroke and heart disease
- Increased muscle strength and better endurance
- Lowered cholesterol
- Improvement in balance
- Reduction of body fat
Some Mental Health Benefits of Walking
- Increased self-esteem
- Reductions in anxiety, fatigue and stress
- Better quantity and quality of sleep
- Lowered risk of becoming depressed
- Improvement of cognitive functions
As part of the comprehensive collection of orthopaedic footwear, Foot Orthotics is a proud supplier of ACTIVITY® 1.0 trainers, designed to suit patients with diabetes or other conditions that limit the mobility of the joints. Available to suit both men and women, ACTIVITY® 1.0 extra-roomy trainers deliver robust yet stylisg protection to the 'at risk' foot during physical activity.
ACTIVITY® 1.0 trainers are crafted using a number of innovative patented technologies, such as the biomechanical WellWalk® outsole. This remarkable design accurately reproduces natural gait timing, providing a roll-out that is similar to the steps' barefoot roll. In extensive, rigorous clinical tests, the WellWalk® outsole was proved to be an extremely effective therapeutic device.
We invite you to discover more detailed information about ACTIVITY® 1.0 trainers on the Foot Orthotics website. If you have any further questions, do not hesitate to get in touch with a member of our expert team. Happy walking!