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Walking and running increase the pressure on your feet - Each foot takes 1.5 times your body weight while you walk. When running, your feet take up to five times your weight! Make your feet happy - View the full range online today at: www.pls-shop.co.uk #DidYouKnow #FunFacts #FunFootFacts #TreatYourFeet #HappyFeet #MakeYourFeetHappyToo Running, Body Weight, Weight, Pressure, Did You Know, Fun Facts, Increase, Feet, Facts
Walking and running increase the pressure on your feet
Walking and running increase the pressure on your feet - Each foot takes 1.5 times your body weight while you walk. When running, your feet take up to five times your weight! Make your feet happy - View the full range online today at: www.pls-shop.co.uk #DidYouKnow #FunFacts #FunFootFacts #TreatYourFeet #HappyFeet #MakeYourFeetHappyToo
Not All Toes Have the Same Number of Bones - Even though it’s called your “big” toe, it only has two bones while your other toes each have three bones. These bones are called phalanges (pronounced fuh-lan-jeez). Personal Protective Equipment, Big Toe, Nursing Shoes, Nurse, Toe, Bones
Not All Toes Have the Same Number of Bones
Not All Toes Have the Same Number of Bones - Even though it’s called your “big” toe, it only has two bones while your other toes each have three bones. These bones are called phalanges (pronounced fuh-lan-jeez). Make your toes happy (and the rest of your feet) - View the full range online today at: www.pls-shop.co.uk #DidYouKnow #FunFacts #FunFootFacts #TreatYourFeet #HappyFeet #MakeYourFeetHappyToo
In an average day of walking, your feet experience forces totalling hundreds of tons—the equivalent of a fully-loaded cement truck. All of our shoes feature excellent shock absorption to help reduce the impact. View the full range online today at: www.pls-shop.co.uk #DidYouKnow #FunFacts #FunFootFacts #TreatYourFeet #HappyFeet #MakeYourFeetHappyToo Feelings, Average, Force, Impact, Allusion
Feel the Force
In an average day of walking, your feet experience forces totalling hundreds of tons—the equivalent of a fully-loaded cement truck. All of our shoes feature excellent shock absorption to help reduce the impact. View the full range online today at: www.pls-shop.co.uk #DidYouKnow #FunFacts #FunFootFacts #TreatYourFeet #HappyFeet #MakeYourFeetHappyToo
Fanny Mills' feet were 19 inches long and 7 inches wide. She wore a size 30 shoe made of three goatskins. If you have larger feet, we stock a wide range of styles that go up to a UK size 13, with some styles available up to a size 14. View the full range online today at: www.pls-shop.co.uk #DidYouKnow #FunFacts #FunFootFacts #TreatYourFeet #HappyFeet #MakeYourFeetHappyToo Wide Feet, Inches, Petite Women, Rare Disease, Clogs Shoes
Widest Ever Feet
Fanny Mills' feet were 19 inches long and 7 inches wide. She wore a size 30 shoe made of three goatskins. If you have larger feet, we stock a wide range of styles that go up to a UK size 13, with some styles available up to a size 14. View the full range online today at: www.pls-shop.co.uk #DidYouKnow #FunFacts #FunFootFacts #TreatYourFeet #HappyFeet #MakeYourFeetHappyToo
You won't find any stiletto heels or pointy toe boxes at PLS! Check out our excellent range of comfortable and practical occupational and safety footwear styles online here: www.pls-shop.co.uk #DidYouKnow #FunFacts #FunFootFacts #TreatYourFeet #HappyFeet #MakeYourFeetHappyToo Foot Problem, Safety Footwear, Safety, Comfortable Shoes, Medical
Women Have More Foot Problems Than Men
You won't find any stiletto heels or pointy toe boxes at PLS! Check out our excellent range of comfortable and practical occupational and safety footwear styles online here: www.pls-shop.co.uk #DidYouKnow #FunFacts #FunFootFacts #TreatYourFeet #HappyFeet #MakeYourFeetHappyToo
High heeled shoe and boots were originally invented for men and were not designed to be walked on, as far back as the 10th century, Persian soldiers were wearing to help them stay in their stirrups while riding horses. Around the 16th century, western aristocrats began wearing heels as a status symbol because they were so uncomfortable and impractical that they reflected the privilege of the upper class! #DidYouKnow #FunFacts #FunFootFacts #TreatYourFeet #HappyFeet #MakeYourFeetHappyToo Footwear, Heels, Inventions, How To Wear, Men, Aristocrat
High Heels Were Invented for Men
High heeled shoe and boots were originally invented for men and were not designed to be walked on, as far back as the 10th century, Persian soldiers were wearing to help them stay in their stirrups while riding horses. Around the 16th century, western aristocrats began wearing heels as a status symbol because they were so uncomfortable and impractical that they reflected the privilege of the upper class! #DidYouKnow #FunFacts #FunFootFacts #TreatYourFeet #HappyFeet #MakeYourFeetHappyToo
Did you know that each foot takes 1.5 times your body weight while you walk? When running, your feet take up to five times your weight! If you work in healthcare or any profession where you spend a lot of time on your feet, then you will walk many miles while at work. Effective shock absorption is a must for anyone that works on their feet. All of our #ProfessionalFootwear styles feature excellent shock absorption and comfortable footbeds to help ease common aches and pains. For more severe Health Care, Back Pain, Sports Recovery, Muscle Function, Sport Performance, Knowing You
Did you know that each foot takes 1.5 times your body weight while you walk?
Did you know that each foot takes 1.5 times your body weight while you walk? When running, your feet take up to five times your weight! If you work in healthcare or any profession where you spend a lot of time on your feet, then you will walk many miles while at work. Effective shock absorption is a must for anyone that works on their feet. All of our #ProfessionalFootwear styles feature excellent shock absorption and comfortable footbeds to help ease common aches and pains. For more severe
Did you know that not all toes have the same number of bones? Your 'Big Toe' has fewer bones than the others! #FunFootFacts #FootFacts #TreatYourFeet #MakeYourFeetHappyToo Vertebrates, Toes, D.i.d.
Did you know that not all toes have the same number of bones?
Did you know that not all toes have the same number of bones? Your 'Big Toe' has fewer bones than the others! #FunFootFacts #FootFacts #TreatYourFeet #MakeYourFeetHappyToo
Did you know that Podiatry has been practised for many generations? #FunFootFacts #FootFacts #NationalFeetWeek2022 #FeetWeek #FeetWeek22 #Podiatrists #Podiatry #HealthyFeetAreHappyFeet #TreatYourFeet #MakeYourFeetHappyToo National Feet Week 2022 7th to 13th March. Podiatry, Feet Care, Practice, Early 20th Century, Ancient
Did you know that Podiatry has been practised for many generations?
Did you know that Podiatry has been practised for many generations? #FunFootFacts #FootFacts #NationalFeetWeek2022 #FeetWeek #FeetWeek22 #Podiatrists #Podiatry #HealthyFeetAreHappyFeet #TreatYourFeet #MakeYourFeetHappyToo National Feet Week 2022 7th to 13th March.
We are all about Happy Feet at PLS Professional Footwear! If your feet are unhappy - check out our excellent range of comfortable and practical occupational and safety footwear styles online here: www.pls-shop.co.uk

If you have an ankle sprain, try one of our recovery footwear styles to aid your recovery, with minimal discomfort. View our recovery styles using the link below...

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Ankle Sprain is the Most Common Foot Ailment
“The stockings were hung by the chimney with care, In hopes that St. Nicholas soon would be there.” – A Visit From Saint Nicholas (Twas the Night Before Christmas) a Poem by Clement Clarke Moore #DidYouKnow #FunFacts #FunFootFacts Christmas, The Night Before Christmas, Before Christmas, Twas The Night, Nicholas, Poem
“The stockings were hung by the chimney with care"
“The stockings were hung by the chimney with care, In hopes that St. Nicholas soon would be there.” – A Visit From Saint Nicholas (Twas the Night Before Christmas) a Poem by Clement Clarke Moore #DidYouKnow #FunFacts #FunFootFacts
Babies’ feet grow rapidly - by the age of one, most babies' feet have reached nearly half of their adult size! #FootFacts #FunFootFacts #TreatYourFeet #MakeYourFeetHappyToo Babies, Adult, Fun, Size, Age, Growing
Babies’ feet grow rapidly
Babies’ feet grow rapidly - by the age of one, most babies' feet have reached nearly half of their adult size! #FootFacts #FunFootFacts #TreatYourFeet #MakeYourFeetHappyToo
Standing for any length of time can put immense strain on your muscles. It is important to have good shock absorption and postural support in your shoes. What Problems Do Workers Face When They Stand All Day? Read our blog to find out more: https://www.pls-shop.co.uk/anti-fatigue-blog/ We have a wide range of shoes designed specifically for those who spend long periods of time on their feet. We also have a variety of solutions in footwear and anti-fatigue products, you can view them here: http How To Find Out, Health Problems, Poor Posture, Knee Problem, Soreness, Arthritis
It is harder to stand still than to walk...
Standing for any length of time can put immense strain on your muscles. It is important to have good shock absorption and postural support in your shoes. What Problems Do Workers Face When They Stand All Day? Read our blog to find out more: https://www.pls-shop.co.uk/anti-fatigue-blog/ We have a wide range of shoes designed specifically for those who spend long periods of time on their feet. We also have a variety of solutions in footwear and anti-fatigue products, you can view them here: http
Although we don't have any EU size 75 shoes in stock, we do go up to EU size 50 in some styles... View the full range here: https://www.pls-shop.co.uk #FunFootFacts #DidYouKnow #FootFacts #MakeYourFeetHappyToo Shoes, Medical Shoes, Shoes Uk
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Although we don't have any EU size 75 shoes in stock, we do go up to EU size 50 in some styles... View the full range here: https://www.pls-shop.co.uk #FunFootFacts #DidYouKnow #FootFacts #MakeYourFeetHappyToo
Have you ever wondered what we put our feet through on a daily basis when working, walking or running? What remarkable structures our feet are! They deserve the very best care. Shock absorption is very important in long-term foot care. All of our professional clogs, shoes and boots feature excellent shock absorption. View the full range here: https://www.pls-shop.co.uk #FunFootFacts #DidYouKnow #FootFacts #MakeYourFeetHappyToo Happy Feet
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Have you ever wondered what we put our feet through on a daily basis when working, walking or running? What remarkable structures our feet are! They deserve the very best care. Shock absorption is very important in long-term foot care. All of our professional clogs, shoes and boots feature excellent shock absorption. View the full range here: https://www.pls-shop.co.uk #FunFootFacts #DidYouKnow #FootFacts #MakeYourFeetHappyToo
Did you know that your toenails grow much slower than your fingernails? Approximately 1.5 mm a month, compared to 3.5 mm per month for fingernails! #FunFootFacts #FootFacts #TreatYourFeet #MakeYourFeetHappyToo Toenails, Fingernails, Toe Nails, Pill, Months
Did you know that your toenails grow much slower than your fingernails? Approximately 1.5 mm a month, compared to 3.5 mm per month for fingernails! #FunFootFacts #FootFacts #TreatYourFeet #MakeYourFeetHappyToo
Plantar fasciitis, is very common, affecting 1 in 10 people at some point in their lives. Usually, the pain will ease in time. ‘Fascia’ tissue, like ‘ligament’ tissue, heals quite slowly. It may take several months or more to go. To ease the pain and reduce recurrence risk, footwear with cushioned heels and good arch support is recommended. 

What are the best shoes for plantar fasciitis? Read our blog to find out more...

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The Best Shoes for Plantar Fasciitis
The Best Shoes for Plantar Fasciitis
Our feet are getting bigger. The average shoe size has increased by two full UK shoe sizes since the 1970s. This has led to many professionals with larger feet struggling to find suitable shoes for work. Luckily, our manufacturing partners recognise this issue and have been working hard to develop their product ranges to be suitable for professionals of all shapes and sizes. They now have an excellent range of styles of professional nursing shoes for bigger feet. Click the link to read our b 1970s, Height And Weight, Big
Our Feet Are Getting Bigger
Our feet are getting bigger. The average shoe size has increased by two full UK shoe sizes since the 1970s. This has led to many professionals with larger feet struggling to find suitable shoes for work. Luckily, our manufacturing partners recognise this issue and have been working hard to develop their product ranges to be suitable for professionals of all shapes and sizes. They now have an excellent range of styles of professional nursing shoes for bigger feet. Click the link to read our b
Early shoes were not designed with left & right versions, this was introduced in the 19th Century. The shoes of today have come on leaps & bounds... Oxypas shoes ergonomically designed, with the comfort and safety of professionals at the forefront of the design process. The shoes pictured are the 'Doria' by #Oxypas by #SafetyJoggerProfessional view them on our website here: https://www.pls-shop.co.uk/product/doria-leather-nursing-clogs/ #ProfessionalFootwear #NursingShoes #TreatYourFeet #Make Jogging Bottoms, Design, Clogs, Leather, Nursing Clogs, Joggers
Early shoes were not designed with left & right versions, this was introduced in the 19th Century. The shoes of today have come on leaps & bounds... Oxypas shoes ergonomically designed, with the comfort and safety of professionals at the forefront of the design process. The shoes pictured are the 'Doria' by #Oxypas by #SafetyJoggerProfessional view them on our website here: https://www.pls-shop.co.uk/product/doria-leather-nursing-clogs/ #ProfessionalFootwear #NursingShoes #TreatYourFeet #Make
That's 250,000 sweat glands per foot! It is very important to change your socks and shoes on a daily basis to keep them fresh. This gives shoes a chance to dry out and reduces the risk of bacteria developing. #FunFootFacts #TreatYourFeet #MakeYourFeetHappyToo Fresh, Socks, Sweat Gland, Risk, Daily
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That's 250,000 sweat glands per foot! It is very important to change your socks and shoes on a daily basis to keep them fresh. This gives shoes a chance to dry out and reduces the risk of bacteria developing. #FunFootFacts #TreatYourFeet #MakeYourFeetHappyToo
We clock up a lot of miles in a lifetime. Many professions walk much more; nurses in the UK walk 3-5 miles on an average day!  To keep your feet happy throughout all of those miles, it helps to have custom footwear, designed specifically for those who work on their feet. View our full range of fully-compliant professional footwear here: www.pls-shop.co.uk Average Person, Professions, Lifetime
PLS Professional Footwear the UKs Specialist Supplier of Nursing Shoes
We clock up a lot of miles in a lifetime. Many professions walk much more; nurses in the UK walk 3-5 miles on an average day! To keep your feet happy throughout all of those miles, it helps to have custom footwear, designed specifically for those who work on their feet. View our full range of fully-compliant professional footwear here: www.pls-shop.co.uk
Did You Know You Have Over 8000 Nerves in Your Feet?  This is what makes them one of the most ticklish parts of the human body!  #MakeYourFeetHappyToo #FunFootFacts #FootFacts #TreatYourFeet  Visit our full range of comfortable and practical professional footwear here: www.pls-shop.co.uk Reflexology, Nerve, Sensitive, Ticklish Feet, Did You Know Facts
Did You Know You Have Over 8000 Nerves in Your Feet? This is what makes them one of the most ticklish parts of the human body! #MakeYourFeetHappyToo #FunFootFacts #FootFacts #TreatYourFeet Visit our full range of comfortable and practical professional footwear here: www.pls-shop.co.uk
Did you know that your feet are bigger at the end of the day?     Another good reason to buy shoes online...  Allowing you to try them on in the evening for optimum size fitting.  You can view our full range at: https://www.pls-shop.co.uk/  #FunFootFacts #TreatYourFeet #MakeYourFeetHappyToo
PLS Professional Footwear the UKs Specialist Supplier of Nursing Shoes
Did you know that your feet are bigger at the end of the day? Another good reason to buy shoes online... Allowing you to try them on in the evening for optimum size fitting. You can view our full range at: https://www.pls-shop.co.uk/ #FunFootFacts #TreatYourFeet #MakeYourFeetHappyToo
Did you know that the worlds oldest known shoe is 5, 500 years old?  #FunFootFacts #DidYouKnow #TreatYourFeet #FootFacts #MakeYourFeetHappyToo www.pls-shop.co.uk Olds, Shoe, Old Shoes, Discover, Old Things
Did you know that the worlds oldest known shoe is 5, 500 years old? #FunFootFacts #DidYouKnow #TreatYourFeet #FootFacts #MakeYourFeetHappyToo www.pls-shop.co.uk
The first known toe prosthetics date back to ancient Egypt...  #FunFootFacts #TreatYourFeet #MakeYourFeetHappyToo Prosthetics
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The first known toe prosthetics date back to ancient Egypt... #FunFootFacts #TreatYourFeet #MakeYourFeetHappyToo
This grasping toe helped our predecessors climb trees and, when young, grip onto their mothers.   Thanks to modern science, if you lose your thumb, it can now be replaced with a toe. Toe-to-thumb transplants are a surprisingly common procedure these days.   #FunFootFacts #MakeYourFeetHappyToo #Treat Your Feet Grip, Procedure, Thumbs Up, Losing You, Thumb
This grasping toe helped our predecessors climb trees and, when young, grip onto their mothers. Thanks to modern science, if you lose your thumb, it can now be replaced with a toe. Toe-to-thumb transplants are a surprisingly common procedure these days. #FunFootFacts #MakeYourFeetHappyToo #Treat Your Feet
All babies are born with a pad of fat where an arch would normally be in an adult foot, which makes them appear flat and chubby 🥰  #FunFootFacts #MakeYourFeetHappyToo #TreatYourFeet #PLSMedical https://www.pls-shop.co.uk/medicalfootwear/ 2 Years Old, Born, Fat
All babies are born with a pad of fat where an arch would normally be in an adult foot, which makes them appear flat and chubby 🥰 #FunFootFacts #MakeYourFeetHappyToo #TreatYourFeet #PLSMedical https://www.pls-shop.co.uk/medicalfootwear/
Did you know that your big toe only has 2 bones? This is quite surprising when you consider that each foot has 26 bones!  #FunFootFacts #MakeYourFeetHappyToo #TreatYourFeet #PLSMedical https://www.pls-shop.co.uk/medicalfootwear/ Muscle
Did you know that your big toe only has 2 bones? This is quite surprising when you consider that each foot has 26 bones! #FunFootFacts #MakeYourFeetHappyToo #TreatYourFeet #PLSMedical https://www.pls-shop.co.uk/medicalfootwear/
We were always told that wet feet cause colds, this is not the case, but it can be bad for your health...  Having wet feet for prolonged periods can cause damage to your feet in the form of tears cracks and blisters.  It is important to keep your feet dry wherever possible, and if they do get wet - to fully dry out your shoes before wearing them again #FunFootFacts #FridayThoughts #WetFeet #MakeYourFeetHappyToo #TreatYourFeet Health, Foot Dry, Wet, Cold, Bad
We were always told that wet feet cause colds, this is not the case, but it can be bad for your health... Having wet feet for prolonged periods can cause damage to your feet in the form of tears cracks and blisters. It is important to keep your feet dry wherever possible, and if they do get wet - to fully dry out your shoes before wearing them again #FunFootFacts #FridayThoughts #WetFeet #MakeYourFeetHappyToo #TreatYourFeet
On this day 50 years ago #NeilArmstrong placed the first footstep on the moon with his left foot... #MoonLanding50 #MoonLanding50th #FunFootFacts #MakeYourFeetHappyToo #OneSmallStepForMan Neil Armstrong, Moon Landing, First Humans, Moon Walk, 50 Years Ago, 50 Years, One Small Step, Two By Two
On this day 50 years ago #NeilArmstrong placed the first footstep on the moon with his left foot... #MoonLanding50 #MoonLanding50th #FunFootFacts #MakeYourFeetHappyToo #OneSmallStepForMan