Health Tips to Help Prevent Heel Harms

HealthNFitness Tips: The heel is the largest of the human foot's 26 bones. And it's no stranger to strain and pain.

How to help prevent heel problems:

  • Make sure your shoes fit well and offer plenty of support for the entire foot.
  • Make sure you wear the right shoes for each activity.
  • Stop using shoes that are well worn on the soles or heels.
  • Carefully warm up and stretch before exercise, and remember to pace yourself.
  • Treat your body to the right foods and plenty of rest; lose weight if you are overweight or obese.

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