Sandal Scandal!
July 16, 2014
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Gladiator & Strappy Sandals

PROBLEM: irritation between toes; callus and dead skin build-up around the heels; lack of support and shock absorption

SOLUTION: select natural materials such a soft, supple leather; ensure proper fitt with no toes or heels hanging over the edge

Platforms & High Heels

PROBLEM: pain in the ball of the foot and ankle injuries

SOLUTION: wear lower, more stable heels (less than two inches); use an an insert

Flats & Slides

PROBLEM: arch and heel pain; inadequate cushioning and foot support

SOLUTION: avoid prolonged wear; try cushioned inserts for shock absorption; select a sole that doesn’t twist excessively

Peep-toe Sandals

PROBLEM: increased pressure on toes; bunions and hammertoes

SOLUTION: wear only for short periods of time; use an

Wedges & Espadrilles

PROBLEM: ankle twist or sprain; instability and difficulty walking

SOLUTION: try a wider, flatter wedge; look for a rubber sole with good traction

Remember, foot pain is never normal!

If you’re experiencing persistent pain, visit us. Podiatrists are uniquely qualied to diagnose and treat conditions of the foot and ankle.


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