Armed Forces Blister Prevention

This is some general information to help the armed forces personnel, having learnt a lot about armed forces training, the conditions that they work in and the uniform.

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Blisters from Ski Boots & Snow Sports

Getting blisters from ski boots and snow sports can ruin your day. Skiers control their speed on a straight run by putting more weight on one ski than the other

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Blisters From Horseriding

This is probably another sport, like cycling that you wouldn’t expect to get foot blisters but they happen too and usually at the back of the heel which is boot related.

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Climbing and Mountaineering

Preventing blisters is the most important thought to take away from these top tips, whilst preparing for any activity please make sure this small check list is followed

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Tough Mudder, Spartan and other endurance events

I’m sure there will be some discussions over which of these two events are the most difficult to complete but I shall leave that to the purists! The effect on the feet is the same for both.

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Blisters from Hiking Boots & Walking

Blisters from hiking boots and walking are the most common that we see.

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Blisters from Running & Marathons

What is the right running shoe to wear, it depends on the type of running you do!

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Blisters in Football Boots and Field Sports

All of these sports have similar body actions of stop-starting, twisting, sideways slipping and accelerating and decelerating very quickly.

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Foot Blisters in Tennis & Court Sports

These activities are grouped together as the body movements of these sports are very similar, the body action of twisting, turning accelerating and decelerating quickly

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Blisters from Ice Skating, Hockey and Roller Skating

Ice staking looks so elegant and easy but I know it isn’t but I can really appreciate those guys who make it look effortless, that takes a lot of hard work.

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Blister Management for Triathletes

These are three very different sports it is hard for the body and feet to adapt to all three activities in one go to prevent blisters and other injuries

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Blisters from Dance Shoes & Dancing

Dancer’s feet are by far the hardest working feet that podiatrists see, mainly because for most dancers it is an occupation not just a leisure activity.

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Blisters from Windsurfing & Watersports

This is an interesting one as you would think that waters sports would be exempt from blisters and to a large extent that is true.

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Blisters from Cycling

Not an obvious sport that you would associate with foot blisters but yes, cyclists, although they are technically, a non-weight-bearing sport, do get affected by blisters!

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Knowledge Base

Blister Location

From the tip of the toes to the back of the heel. Get the right advice from a HCPC registered podiatrist.

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Blister Prevention

Preventing blisters requires a multi factored approach in managing external elements such as shear stresses, moisture, heat, pressure and friction; and internal elements such as skin integrity and peripheral circulation.

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Blister Treatment

Find out how to treat blisters, how to avoid getting them, and when to get advice or treatment from a from a HCPC registered podiatrist.

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Blister Activities

Whatever activity you are participating in has the same preparation rules. Conditioning the body by training prior to the event is crucial so that the body and feet will be prepared for the stresses and strains applied to them.

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