Category: Footwear

Got Neuropathy? Choose the Right Footwear

Peripheral neuropathy is a condition that many diabetics will suffer at some point during the course of their disease. Even if you’re doing an excellent job of maintaining proper blood glucose levels, the unfortunate truth is that neuropathy is most likely going to catch up with you. The longer you’ve had diabetes, the greater your […]

A Look at High-Tech Shoes

Newly developed technologies are changing the capabilities of sneakers and athletic shoes. Sneakers these days are not only more comfortable, but they’re better engineered to fit specific needs. There’s also smart shoe technology capable of measuring your workouts, your body’s heart rate and much more from inside your shoe. In a few more years, it […]

The Death of Your Shoes: Part 2

In Part 1 we discussed when to keep or throw out sneakers and heels. Part 2 will address when to chuck your sandals, dress shoes, and boots. Sandals/Flip-Flops Out of all shoes, sandals and flip-flops are the flimsiest and have the shortest shelf life. They usually last one summer season (that’s about 3-4 months) and […]

The Death of Your Shoes: Part 1

We all have our favorite shoes and no one ever wants to admit that it’s time to let them go. What are some objective guidelines to follow when cleaning out your shoe closet? How do we know if our sneakers are still good to do their job? Are those heels that have been sitting in […]

How to Shop for Wide Feet

I’m sure you’ve heard of dressing for your figure when it comes to clothes, but dressing to maximize comfort on your feet is just as (or maybe even more) important! Everybody has a different foot shape and how something looks is nowhere near as important as how it feels. Luckily, we live in a world […]

Proper Foot & Ankle Care for Athletes

Wear and tear on our body is normal and is expected as we age, but for athletes, the process is often accelerated and can cause chronic pain or discomfort for the rest of their lives. If you’re constantly working out, playing high impact sports, or using your feet and ankles more than the average person […]

High Heels and Hammertoes

High heels are known to cause a lot of different problems from your feet to your back, but no matter how much women are warned against wearing them, heels remain in high demand. But here’s another reason to stay away from heels – hammertoes. When wearing high heels, there are two main issues that cause […]

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