Category Archives: Archives

December 2016

Popularity of high heels wanes, but issues remain

Foot health experts say that, overall, women are less enthusiastic about high-heeled shoes and smarter about wearing them in moderation. But those who still feel the need to wear heels in professional or social situations can benefit from clinicians’ advice and, at times, footwear modifications.

By Lori Roniger

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December 2016

Most women who want to wear heels after bunion surgery do so

But many still experience discomfort – Most women who want to return to wearing high heels after hallux valgus surgery do so, but may sacrifice comfort for style, according to research from the University of Manchester in the UK. Clinicians in the US say many of the study’s findings—although not all—are consistent with their experience.

By Emily Delzell

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December 2016

Walking boot and surgical shoe negatively affect driving safety

Device wear delays braking response – A recently published study from the Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine in Philadelphia bolsters previous research suggesting that wearing a lower extremity immobilization device on the right foot could negatively affect driving performance.

By Lori Roniger

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September 2016

Arcopédico Milan 2 boot

Cozy up to cooler weather in the new Milan 2 knit boot by Arcopédico. The Milan 2 features a vegan, knitted construction for a flexible fit along with a durable polyurethane sole and a cushioned insole, featuring the company’s twin arch system, for…

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September 2016

Cara Chukka Desert Boot

Dr. Comfort has added a new style to its selection of women’s shoes. The company introduces Cara, a boot in the popular classic chukka style with a durable, full-grain suede leather upper and a lace closure. Like the Ruk boot for men, the Cara is…

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September 2016

Drew Savannah

New for fall 2016, the Drew Savannah shoe for women is a classic clog with a strap that can swivel back around the heel for added control. Savannah is loaded with padding for soft comfort, but offers enough…

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September 2016

Mephisto Jerrie

The Jerrie from Mobils by Mephisto is a stylish women’s slip-on with stretchable goring around the collar for comfort and fit. Like all styles in the Mobils collection, it features all-over padding between the lining and the upper to avoid any pinching or rubbing and…

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September 2016

No. 44 Trail Walker

Averaging around 10 oz per shoe, “light is right” when it comes to Anodyne’s No. 44 Trail Walker for men. The shoe’s relatively seamless microfiber lining is designed to minimize shearing and heel slippage.

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September 2016

revere Brussels Mule

Glide into the new revere Brussels Mule, with a medial stretch forefoot panel to maximize comfort and fit, even for women with bunions. Features include a roomy fit, smart metal hardware, seamless linings for added comfort, hook and loop fastening, and…

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September 2016

Samuel Hubbard Boot-Up

The Boot-Up, Samuel Hubbard’s first shoe for women, isn’t just a smaller version of a men’s shoe. Every detail has been designed to fit, support, and coddle the unique shape of a woman’s foot. The boot shaft is crafted to gently hug the ankle.

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