I just ran across Dr. Jenny Sanders Shoe Blog and wanted to share the link with you: http://drshoe.wordpress.com/. Regardless of how healthy your feet are, or for which activities you’re seeking new footwear, it’s critically important to understand that a “good fit” goes a long way to preventing injuries and keeping your feet in comfort. Just because a shoe feels good in the store does NOT mean that it’s the right shoe for you.
Dr. Jenny Sanders is a Podiatrist who understands that even healthy feet need to be a good fit. There are a lot of shoe reviews online and many of them are thorough. Where Dr. Sanders differs is in her critical analysis of footwear from a professional standpoint. Who better to help guide you toward the best footwear to prevent & relieve foot injuries than a podiatrist like Dr. Sanders?
For instance, when you seek out new footwear, does the sales consultant look at the wear pattern on your existing shoes to determine whether you’re a pronator or suppinator; a heel or forefoot striker; or if your gait is properly aligned? If not, find yourself a shoe store that knows how to find the perfect fit for you. After all, you depend on your feet and they deserve the best. Ignoring your feet today will undoubtedly lead to problems down the road – from plantar fasciitis to blisters, calluses and bunions or even more serious stress fractures and skeletal issues.
When you buy a new pair of shoes – whether activity-specific such as running, casual or dress shoes, check your insoles to make sure they’re good quality. If they aren’t properly supporting your heel and arch, toss the manufacturer insoles and opt for an aftermarket insole such as SuperFeet or a custom insole from your podiatrist.
Take care of your feet and they’ll take care of you.
For footwear information & shoe reviews, check out Dr. Sanders Blog at http://drshoe.wordpress.com/