What’s the simplest exercise you can do every day?
Walking is the easiest exercise that you can do every day without actually subjecting your tissues to undue stress/ strain. Moderate walking is actually known to condition connective tissue framework of lower limbs while minimizing the risk of wear and tear related changes. It is imperative to mention that appropriate shoes and adequate warm-up is the key to optimal foot health.
Janet D. Pearl, MD, MSc is the Medical Director of The Center for Morton’s Neuroma and Complete Spine and Pain Care, an interventional and integrated Pain Management program located in Framingham, Massachusetts. Previously, Dr. Pearl was the Co-Director of the Pain Management Center at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center, where she was also the Director of the Fellowship program. She is the former Director of a satellite pain center of the Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Pain Management Center, located at the HealthSouth Braintree Rehabilitation Hospital. Dr. Pearl held academic appointments at Harvard Medical School and Tufts Medical School. She serves on the Health Care Services Board of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Department of Industrial Accidents since 2000 as one of its physician representatives and is Chair of the Committee on Pain Management.