- Do you agree that golf is quite a unique game? It can be so pleasurable and yet so painful at the same time?
- Just trying to hit a tiny ball 400 yards into a hole the size of a tea cup can seem insane! And if you’re suffering with heel pain playing golf, then this can just add to the challenges.
- If your feet hurt when you are golfing, it takes away from your concentration – and enjoyment – of the game.
- You don’t want to keep thinking of your feet when you golf, you want to be enjoying the fresh air, the company, and the finesse of making it under par.
Don’t Let Foot Problems Ruin Your Golf Game
If you have foot pain in the ball of your foot, a very common ailment is a Neuroma.
What is a Neuroma?
A Neuroma is the inflammation of part of the nerve as it courses between the long bones of the foot, or metatarsals, where it splits and travels to each to.
The most common site of this pain is the third inner space, between the 3rd and 4th toes.
How Can You Ease Your Heel Pain Playing Golf (or Afterwards)
Stability in your shoe is key. Shoes that keep your feet balanced and supported will help improve your posture and weight distribution during your swing.
When your feet feel good this will have a flow on effect to the legs, knees, hips and lower back. They won’t have to work as hard and compensate for the foot pain meaning you will have better concentration on your technique, meaning better speed, swing, follow through and placement of the ball.
Why Adidas Adipower 4orged Golf Shoes?
These golf shoes provide water-repellent protection as you play through the elements. Built in a wide fit, they have responsive cushioning that returns energy all through your round.
The durable lightweight upper offers lateral stability on every swing, and an enhanced outsole gives you strategic grip and traction in wet conditions.
Bounce cushioning provides enhanced comfort and flexibility
Boost is the most responsive cushioning ever: The more energy you give, the more you get.
Several other painful conditions can also make the perfect swing difficult. Ankle arthritis or ankle instability can affect the proper weight shift during the golf swing.
Some athletes and former athletes develop chronic ankle instability from previous ankle sprains that failed to heal properly.
Achilles tendonitis can also contribute to balance-threatening instability during your golf swing. Ill-fitting golf shoes may cause corns and calluses that make standing uncomfortable.