“The pain just started and now I’m changing the way I walk so I don’t step on it, and I think the muscles in my legs are getting sore because of it”

“It hurts so much to put any pressure on it. It’s been a week – I thought it would’ve got better by now, but it’s just as bad as when the pain started, maybe worse”

“I haven’t been able to walk to work or go to the gym all week – which makes me feel just as bad as the pain. It’s horrible”

 

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Common Tradie Foot Problems

Tradies – you feel exhausted at the end of your workday, and we get it. Many of you spend a large portion of your day on your feet, moving around, climbing stairs or ladders, operating machinery and generally tiring your body. 

Every step you take can result in significant forces passing through your feet and legs – like a load of up to three times your body weight on your knees. So, it’s no surprise that there are approximately 190 serious workers’ compensation claims made every day – an incidence rate of three times higher than any other occupation.

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