Heating the arch of the foot is very common in cyclists, and can cause very unpleasant intense burns. In fact, when walking, the plantar zone is called upon and makes it possible to effectively evacuate the blood from this zone making it circulate to the heart. In the cyclist, this zone is not at all stimulated by the position of the foot on the pedal and the blood stagnates in this zone. How to calm the fire under the soles of the feet?
Pain in the arch of the foot is a common concern. Runners and other athletes u are prone due to repeated shock waves on the fulcrum. But it can also show up in people who are less active. The arch of the foot extends from the base of the toes to the heel and plays an important role in any activity where you are standing. The arch helps: support the body, absorb shocks, regulate balance, stabilize movement and adapt to changing terrain.
Sharp pain under the foot: several possible causes …
Sharp pains can be felt at the forefoot and heel. You may also feel pain above the foot, or even ankles, calf, knees, to hips, to legs and at back. Depending on the underlying cause, pain may be more severe when you walk or stand, or during or after activities involving your feet. It can also be more intense in the morning when you wake up.
Symptoms can occur if you injure the muscles, the bone, the ligaments where the tendons that form the arch of the foot. It can also occur due to structural problems, especially if these problems worsen:
- Weight gain
- Neurological disorders
- Physical stress
Flat feet and high arches are examples of structural problems that can lead to arch pain, (plantar fasciitis, plantar aponeurosis…).
Alternative baths to calm inflamed feet
The principle of these alternative baths aims to activate the blood circulation of the foot to rebalance the temperatures, and to eliminate toxins with the clay. They will also be beneficial in case of plantar fasciitis or plantar fasciitis.
- In 1 first basin, pour hot water and 3 tbsp. tablespoon of fine clay
- In 1 second basin pour cold water
- Soak your feet for 3 minutes in the clay water basin and 1 minute in the water basin.
- Perform the operation 3 or 4 times and finish by rinsing the feet with cold water.
Toning compresses for heated arch
Make an infusion of:
- 100 g dried leaves of yarrow, St. John’s wort, agrimony and calendula (200 g if using leaves in fresh form)
- Cover with boiling water and let steep for 30 minutes, until cooled.
- Soak a cloth in this preparation, wring it out and apply to the painful areas.