Listen, I use to stand on my feet for 8 or 9 hours a day, with my back bowed back some doing hair. It would pinch my lower spine to a point of an upset stomach.<quoted text>
wow I might have to try the apple cider vinegar thing...I go barefoot so much or wear sandals/flip flops its a constant battle keeping my feet in good shape... imma google it now =)
I found wearing a pair of shoes with about a two inch wedge worked wonders. For some reason it makes you stand straighter.
A shoe like this: http://www.jcrew.com/womens_special_sizes/siz...
Espadrilles are one of the better shoes to wear. I do enjoy wearing espadrilles that are flats as well.
Hate to say this, because I wear them as well, but flip flops are the worst thing we can put on our feet. Doesn't do a thing for our posture. The flat espadrilles help me stay off flip flops.
Also, many moons ago, I learned when you stand, to always stand with both feet facing the same way about four or five inches apart with your stomach in. This has done more for me than anything else. Is excellent for the hips and lower spine.
Happy Mother's day to all.