Your feet are the foundation of your whole skeleton. They are supposed to have arches (like little bridges) to support the rest of your structure. But some feet don’t.
Flat arches will cause the rest of the structure–your body–to collapse inward and forward. This places a lot of strain on your muscles and causes back pain. It also causes poor posture.
What’s the solution? Arch supports.
Whoa! That was simple, wasn’t it.
Walking is an excellent way to get rid of back pain but first you need to give your feet what your body needs: arches. If you don’t have them naturally, a good arch support (or orthotic) that fits into your shoe will fill the bill.
Running shoe stores generally carry good orthotics (arch supports) and they will help you get the right size. At first they may feel as though you are walking with boulders in your shoes but there are simple ways to help your feet adjust.
Too many people let pain get in the way of walking but walking is an excellent natural back muscle therapy. I’d like to invite you to download a free report from http://WalkingSmart.com (<– click here, too) to learn more.