'Get Fit with your Feet'. Presented by Kimberley Bush. About Me. Why I am studying this topic?. Foot Health is neglected. Challenging. Area of Interest. Future Development. Sam Leitch.
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'Get Fit with your Feet'
Presented by Kimberley Bush
Why I am studying this topic?
Foot Health is neglected
Area of Interest
Is my supervisor. He is passionate about foot health and is an excellent roll model for people aspiring to make a change in there chosen field.
Background on Australian
Podiatry Council of Australia…
Facts about the foot
- The state of our health is reflected in our feet
- The first signs of many diseases, including diabetes, arthritis, osteoporosis and coronary heart disease, show up in the feet
- Walking is a great form of exercise with a huge range of social, physical and mental health benefits.
What I am doing
- 60% of people have reported foot pain sometime in their lifetime
- 2/3s of those in the last 12 months
-Yet 2/5 seeked professional treatment
Reference: Newspoll research relesased by Australasian Council (2002)
Don’t ignore your feet they might be trying to tell you something….
Your feet are the gateway to your health and happiness
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