Foot Corns

Foot corns under the ball of the foot can be very painful. The main reason for having corns under this part of the foot is because the metatarsal bones are protruding through the fatty padding. This can be due to 2 reasons one either the fat pad has become thinner which is very common with Indian subcontinent feet. There is very little fatty padding on the sole of the feet and this diminishes with age. The arches are usually normal to high in this foot type which puts more pressure on the sole of the feet.

In another common case, where a bone in the forefoot has dropped, it pushes through the flatly padded layer and compresses the skin. In both cases the skin on the sole of the foot reacts by thickening. It thickens to the hardness of toenail. It is unique to the foot this type of hard skin.

Foot corns tape is used to pull the fatty padding back into place as well as lifting the bones back up. Use every day for 28 days to see results. The hardened skin stops growing after 3 months so repeated use of foot corns for 12 weeks / 3 months is advised.

Men with Heel Pain – Heel Buzz

Usually heel pain starts only on 1 foot. It can be on and off until it is very very painful and feels like a broken bone inside the heel. Usually those suffering this painful condition called planter fasciitis feel like frauds. This is because when they wake up first thing in the morning the heel is very painful to put on the ground and after 20 steps it starts to feel better. Usually they can run 5 km or more without any problems and then after sitting for a while and standing up it is then very painful.

Family members can begin to believe that this person with your pain is making it up because how can they run for5 km or more and yet have pain in their feet when they go to stand up and take a few simple steps. Planter fatty, it is most commonly is the swelling of the heel bone where a very thick leather strap like structure called the planter fascia inserts into the heel bone.

Usually on the shorter leg every human being has a shorter leg this tilts the hip forward making that ankle slightly lean in and the arch to drop a little. This engages the plantar fascia to pull taught. If this goes on for too long the bone where it attaches into begins to crack microscopically which feels like a broken bone. Swelling builds up after periods of rest so that when the patient puts the foot on the ground it hurts as much as a broken bone but as walking begins to increase the circulation it removes the swelling so the pain feels better.

Using Hilbers cushions to heal and also the electro muscle stimulator helps with pain but also tightened and engages the foot arch muscles so that the foot is not reliant only on the plantar fascia to hold its shape. In severe cases and orthotic may have to be worn for 12 weeks to lift the arch and tilt the ankle straight to stop the overall engagement of the plantar fascia band.

Burning foot when cycling

When cycling, the front of the foot is the main power from which the force of the lower leg is pushed through the pedal. If the forfeit is not in the correct metatarsal position the intermetatarsal muscles will start to cramp and feel very hot like burning sensation.

The metatarsal position is similar to the tooth position at the front of the mouth. The layman’s term for an overbite is called buck teeth. When the metatarsals drop instead of being rainbow shaped giving a nice transverse arch in the forfeit the metatarsals drop and become a depressed arch which does not engage the intermetatarsal muscles and these are the muscles that begin to burn and feel hot when cycling after 20 km or so.

By using adhesive stretchy kinesiology tapes, Hot Foot Relief TM, specially designed for this part of the foot to engage the transverse arch this will allow those muscles to engage during the force of the pedal push resulting in longer kilometres before the hot foot starts to develop. In severe cases are special orthotic may also have to be worn during the day when not cycling to lift the metatarsals back up similar to orthodontic braces for the teeth. For mild problems, use the hotfoot kinesesiology tape while cycling and for severe cases, visit your podiatrist for an orthotic to lift these bones outside and use hotfoot tapes whilst cycling to perform to your best.




After having my baby my feet got bigger!

Most women discover after having their children that their feet have gotten bigger and wider. The pregnancy hormones make the ligaments softer and this affects the foot by making the bones part away from each other making the foot bigger and wider. Shoes can become tighter as the foot expands in width and length.

By using the Footerella System for 12 weeks, the arches in the feet lift and tighten , returning the feet to their former glory, or in most cases, even better.



Getting married and want slimmer and smaller feet to fit your wedding shoes?

Getting married gives us a lot of motivation to be in the best shape of our lives. Finding the perfect wedding dress can be a very enjoyable experience. However finding the perfect wedding shoes can leave our feet aching. Pretty wedding shoes are usually not very comfortable. Trying to please the aesthetic lines of the foot in the shoe can mean forfeiting comfort.

Using the the Footerella System for 12 weeks before getting married can ensure that all the arches in your feet are at their highest - making the foot slimmer and smaller. To get the best from the Footerella System means walking to tighten the forefoot muscles. The added benefit of this is weight loss in general and forming the muscle tone in the legs and bottom.

Khloe Kardashian’s pregnancy feet

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It is well documented in "Keeping up with the Kardashian's", that Khloe has an extensive shoe collection.

During the last stages of pregnancy the feet can widen and get bigger in length. This may be a problem for the beautiful Khloe Kardashian’s shoe collection. Glowing Khloé Kardashian is eight months pregnant. For a month or two before and after pregnancy, female hormones loosen the ligaments so that the pelvic area can widen so that the woman can give birth to her baby.

However, this ligamentous laxity is not exclusive to only the pelvic area. It also softens the ligaments that hold the 26 bones together in the feet. The result is a drop in the medial arch - which makes the feet bigger and wider. That’s why it is recommended to wear an insole during the last month of the pregnancy. But if not, it’s not too late.

The Footerella System has 3 different intensity of insoles to keep the foot arches up. They can be worn when the new mother is walking her baby in the stroller.

Being such an active person her feet should tighten back up very quickly with her arch lifting insoles. The elector- muscle stimulator could be used for 15 minutes a day to both feet her to keep the muscle strong for 2 weeks. And if there has been any widening of the feet, adhesive foot tapes to bind the foot back together like a waist trainer would also help.

Michael Jackson and his flat feet

Michael Jackson and the wonderful Liza Minnelli were friends for many years. Ms. Minelli gave an interview discussing her foot advise to her good friend Michael Jackson. She was talking about his entertainment and dance performances as a young adult. When she looked at his feet and saw how flat they were, she insisted he worked on his foot muscles. She said that to be a good dancer he would have to engage his foot muscles and develop the arches in his feet. He did just as she advised and developed much better arches in his feet. Many men cannot spend hours per day with strict dance routines to tighten their foot muscles.

That is why using the Tri-step System using arch lifting insoles in 3 stages, electro muscle stimulating foot pads to tighten the foot muscles and adhesive tapes to tighten the foot is a more retaliating approach to lifting flat feet.

Watch the video below on how Tri-Step System works.



4D Foot Aligning Footerella System

The Footerella is a 4D system for the feet. It uses an electro-active 4D system that stimulates the muscles to move.

The Footerella minipad electro muscle stimulator tightens the muscles and intervates the nerves to the feet.

The foot insole aligners lift the arches in the feet causing the foot to get slimmer and smaller. There are 3 insoles that change the position of the foot in stages, similar to the way braces work for the teeth.

The adhesive tapes for the feet are used to bind the forefoot and the mid-foot making the foot slimmer and reducing the amount of splay in the forefoot which can lead to bunions and toe deformities. It works by moving the bones to be pushed closer together and allowing the ligaments to tighten and co tract the foot into that position.

Victoria Beckham – Beauty and the Bunion

Victoria Beckham on foot brace

Victoria Beckham has been in the press lately regarding her feet and her foot brace that she has been fashioning in recent weeks. She has, no doubt, taken advice from her husband David Beckham regarding foot rehabilitation. He is no stranger to foot trauma having had a metatarsal injury and wore an air-cast too.

Having not treated Mrs. Beckham, I can only surmise that she may have had a metatarsal bruise or stress fracture from the misalignment in her forefeet. It is commonly known that Mrs. Victoria Beckham has endured bunions, medically known as hallux valgus, for some time now. They appear to be of no hindrance to the busy mother of four.

When the forefoot metatarsal bones are not aligned, the foot gets wider and the bones protrude behind the big toe and the fifth toe. The big toe then turns towards the second toe and the little toe turns inwards towards the 4th toe. This creates a triangle-shaped foot in the toe area. This is actually quite a convenient position for the toes to be in when wearing pointed high heels or pointed flat shoes. However, when the first metatarsal bone deviates at a certain angle, it causes a large boney lump which can painfully press against even the softest of shoes.

A resultant collapse of the medial arch may be evident when Mrs. Beckham is standing on her bare feet or in flat shoes - the medial arch may depress. However, with her dance training and excellent posture, she will most likely hold her feet with a conscious effort to keep the arches up and ankles aligned as all well trained dancers do.

Wearing high heels pushes the ankle forward and aligns them, making them appear straight. This may be why she finds wearing heels more comfortable?

I was once asked during a television interview I was giving in Dubai about Mrs Victoria Beckham’s feet. I had said that she was so elegant and beautiful, no one should be staring at her feet! She shouldn’t have concerned herself with having a painful surgery with three young children and another on the way - she was pregnant with Harper at the time I gave the interview. Being a busy working mother, there is little time to take a minimum of one month of rest to fix bunions with surgical intervention.

That’s why many women opt for the Footerella System to help improve their foot posture and help minimise their bunions - especially if they are painful. The simple camouflage adhesive forefoot taping method using Beauty and the Bunion would help align the big toe in open shoes giving the temporary appearance of a straight toe. The toenail looks straight and level when wearing open toed shoes - allowing painted toenails to be noticed for all the right reasons.


A stronger treatment involves the Footerella System - wearing 3 different intensity levels of insoles inside sports shoes when working out. Using the electro-muscle stimulator minipad for the feet these tighten the forefoot muscles when sitting working. Finally, forefoot adhesive tapes to bind the forefoot together for 2-6 weeks to slim the forefoot achieves a tighter look and feel to the feet.


Slimmer, Smaller Feet

To make your feet slimmer and smaller we must address the three arches in the foot. The forefoot arch runs across the foot and this gives the foot it’s width. The medial arch runs along the inside of the foot and this is the most commonly known arch in the foot. The third arch runs along the outside of the foot and this is called the lateral arch.

By lifting all three of these arches we can make the foot slimmer and smaller. For example, a flatfoot will be longer than the foot really should be. Raising the arches of the feet will decrease the length of the foot; making the foot smaller.

Three components must be addressed in order to get the foot slimmer and smaller. Firstly, the bones must be lifted using the three foot insoles. Secondly, the ligaments must be contracted using the foot tapes. Finally, the muscles must be engaged and strengthened using the electro muscle stimulator pad. The Footerella System combines all 3 to make the foot slimmer and smaller. Each individual person’s feet differ from one another and the results will vary depending on the severity of the condition of the feet.