You can’t help but cringe when you see a blood blister
And it pays to have a healthy respect for them. So how should you deal with blood blisters?Read More
LEARN HOW TO TREAT BLISTERS ON FEET To Heal Them Fast - MASTER THE ART OF BLISTER PREVENTION To Stop Them From Coming Back - DISCOVER WHAT CAUSES BLISTERS In Your Activity (Running - Hiking - Netball - Tennis) - Enjoy BLISTER-FREE FEET Once More!
A decent blister kit needs to cover a lot of blister scenarios. And it needs to have enough of everything without having too much. It's a fine line between preparing for the worst case scenario, and packing too light - only to run out of something at the most inconvenient moment. After providing foot care at several 6-Day ultras ...Read More
The blister roof will either be intact, torn or deroofed. And whether you use an island dressing or a hydrocolloid depends on this.Read More
In competitive sport, it’s a shame when injury decides the outcome of a tournament. And when that injury is a foot blister, it’s even harder to accept.
Andy Murray suggests his foot blister was not an issue in his defeat by Novak Djokovic in the final of the 2013 Australian Open last night, but anyone who saw the footage of the on-court medical time out might find that difficult to believe.Read More
Clawed toes and hammer toes make the toe joints sit up higher and are hence more susceptible to blisters. This can be a structural thing - the toes are fixed in this position. Or it can be a functional thing - the toes are perfectly able to straighten, but when you walk and run, they bend over.Read More
You’ve only ever had patchy success in the past (or perhaps no success at all)
You don’t know how to tell good advice from bad
So you keep choosing the wrong strategies for your blisters
And wasting money on products that were never going to work
(But you keep buying new shoes, only to keep getting blisters)
There’s no doubt that some shoes might be causing blisters because they are too big or too small or worn out in a certain area or whatever.
But I believe many times, it’s not the shoe’s fault you’re getting blisters.
I saw a chap a while ago - he drove 7 hours to consult with me! He does big walks to raise money for charity...Read More
This one piece of off-the-cuff advice REALLY grinds my gears. Because these people haven't even looked at your shoes. Or your feet. Or where your blister is.
It's useless advice (on its own).
If you get this advice from someone, ask them “What is it about these shoes that’s causing my blisters?” Ask them to be specific. Are they:Read More
I’d know! I’ve had superbly fitting shoes and I still got blisters.
But shoe-fit is one of the most basic prevention strategies there is and you have to get this right (or as close as possible to it) to make things easy for yourself!Read More
So I ran a little competition to find some nasty foot blister experiences. You won't believe the photos people were able to dig up. Combined with the stories, this makes for sobering reading!
Don't say I didn't warn you!Read More
Some athletes build calluses with pride and swear they keep them blister-free. Others get regular pedicures to keep the hard skin away, especially just before the race.Read More
In its most successful form, you'll avoid any hint of a blister.
However, if you're a bit lax on blister prevention, or if something unexpected happens, there's one last chance you have to prevent a blister from developing. It's called a hot-spot!Read More
Foot blisters are the most common injury in sport. Fact! That's why I help athletes treat blisters properly. And prevent them in the first place.