Cherry-Pit-Pac Footies are ideal for warming or icing your feet. Move your feet back and forth over the pits for a soothing and relaxing foot massage. The movement of the pits are ideal for increasing circulation.
Your foot is an intricate network of bones, ligaments, tendons and muscles. Strong enough to bear your body weight, your foot can be prone to injury and pain. Foot pain can affect any part of your foot, from your toes to your Achilles tendon at the back of your heel. Although mild foot pain often responds well to home treatments, it can take time to resolve. Your doctor should evaluate severe foot pain, especially if it follows an injury.
Sore or tired feet, we have all experienced this at one time or another in our lives. And if we haven’t, it is almost certain that we will. There are a multitude of reasons that this common. It could be as simple as standing too long at work (or the more pleasant pain of shopping too long) to a more serious condition, such as plantar fasciitis or diabetic feet. Listed below are several reasons of foot discomfort and descriptions of each:
Foot or Ankle Sprain- This is an injury to the ligaments causing inflammation, bruising and pain. Keeping the area cold will decrease the inflammation and help the pain.
Foot/Ankle Arthritis- This can be caused to set up after an injury to the foot/ankle. Heat therapy will help loosen and soothe the area.
Pregnancy- This can cause
fluid to build up, so swelling in the feet
and ankles will almost always be certain. In this case, cold therapy
will help the swelling.
Neuropathy Foot Pain - This is a condition often associated with diabetes. The blood flow or circulation is restricted from the dysfuction of one or more peripheral nerves, causing swelling and pain. Heat and cold theraphy will increase circulation, helping to ease the pain.
Plantar Fasciitis - Caused by a repetitive strain, commonly localized in the heel. For this condition , alternating heat and cold therapy followed by a massage is recommended. Heat therapy will loosen stiff joints and muscles and aid in circulation. Cold therapy will help with flares of pain, by numbing the area and decreasing inflammation.
Cherry-Pit-Pacs can be used either hot or cold, making it the perfect remedy for any pain issues you may have!