Podiatrist’s Guide to Footwear

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Let us help give you by giving you a Podiatrists guide to footwear. Footwear are an important for our health and well-being. There are three main categories when it comes to choosing footwear: Work and school, Lifestyle and Sports footwear. Purchasing the wrong type of footwear for the activity at hand can have a negative influence not only on your wallet but on your foot health.

Podiatrist’s Guide to Footwear: Purchasing Footwear

Make sure you purchase footwear specific to the activity they are intended for and are suited to your foot type. You cant expect a fashion shoe to be long lasting if you walk to work in it day in and day out – as they are not mean for walking for long durations nor have the cushioning required.

Podiatrist’s Guide to Footwear: What qualities make ‘good’ footwear?

Check out our post footwear post to get an idea what qualities make ‘good’ footwear whether your going on a family holiday, overseas trip or just want a decent work shoe.

If you want to know more about what shoes you should wear especially if you have been given orthotics check out this link – Podiatrists Guide to choosing shoes – Closed in shoes, Sandals, footwear suited for orthotics and those podiatric friendky shoes.

Work and School Footwear

We spend a considerable amount of time at work and at school. These footwear need to be comfortable, cushioned and stable – often we are required to have a certain colour which can add to frustration when looking for the perfect shoe.

Lifestyle Footwear

Life can be demanding on footwear whether you need stability, cushioning, flexibility. Consider your needs when looking for a shoe.

Sports Footwear

Before you choose your sports footwear you need to consider: the terrain you will be using them on, the stability you need, suitiability to your foot type running style, and your personal preferences


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