Footwear Problems

Footwear-Problems.jpgWearing a shoe for long periods of time that does not adequately support the foot can be detrimental to your foot and ankle health. 

Over the past few years, we’ve seen more and more people, women in particular, who have developed toe, arch or heel problems that can be directly associated with the type of footwear they choose if they are on their feet for long periods of time.

A recent study published in the Journal of Foot and Ankle Research, examined the effects of different shaped toe boxes on women’s feet. Twenty-seven women with no known foot problems walked in shoes with three different toe-box styles: round, square and pointed.