Thousands of adults suffer from chronic foot pain due to bunions, hammertoes, gout, plantar fasciosis, peripheral neuropathy, bone spurs, arthritis, metatarsalgia (including Morton’s neuroma), tarsal tunnel syndrome, injuries, surgery or just plain over use. With coaching and a customized session from a trained practitioner, these people do not have to live with debilitating pain! In this experiential class you will learn:
★ the causes of the above-listed conditions;
★ pre-disposing contributors to foot pain and how they can be offset;
★ a hands-on protocol to address bunions, hammertoes, peripheral neuropathy, plantar fasciosis (fasciitis) and tarsal tunnel syndrome;
★ simple actions you can teach clients that can prevent and/or lessen their foot pain;
★ the advantages and disadvantages of shoes; which to wear and when.
Preparation: Review the anatomy of the lower legs and feet. Wear clothes that allow access to the feet and lower legs and the ability to stretch.
Bring: Massage table (reflexology chair will not work); sheet; foot tub; towel; long rope or belt or scarf (for stretching); writing utensil; highlighting pen and either shea or cocoa butter.