On the most demanding routes any gait abnormality can cause significant injury. It is therefore advisable for a podiatrist to carry out, in advance, a biomechanical study to see if your gait is normal or if it presents any abnormalities.
We recommend worn in trekking shoes with buffer soles that are taller in the heel than in the forefoot in order to avoid overloading the muscles at the back of the leg.
Use slides with a fastening to let your feet rest and perspire on the stops you make after walking all day.
DO NOT USE BROKEN OR VERY WORN FOOTWEAR
The footwear must maintain the stability of your feet, providing restraint and thus avoiding the risk of injury.
Don't forget to have more than one pair of socks to hand. If your feet sweat a lot or overheat with high temperatures, do not hesitate to change your socks in the middle of the walk. The socks should be made of cotton and seamless, which adapt to the foot without forming wrinkles or folds.
Keep your socks dry and you will avoid fungus and blisters!
It is vital to carry one in case of possible injuries or wounds. Should include:
If faced with any serious foot or ankle problem, the best thing to do is to go to a podiatrist.