Category: Proper Footwear

Why Does the Top of My Foot Hurt?

While experiencing pain on the top of the foot is not a very common problem, it can be difficult to pinpoint the cause because top of the foot pain can be a symptom of a variety of conditions from fractures to neuropathy.  This is why you should always have your podiatrist perform a physical exam […]

4 Ways High Heels Damage Your Feet

While high heels can show off your legs, all that glamor comes at a price that fewer people are willing to pay, which is severe damage to your feet and ankles. If you want to decrease the occurrence of corns, ingrown toenails, and bunions, it’s best to forgo the high-heeled shoes and opt for more […]

It’s All in the Lace

It is well known that shoes that do not properly fit can be a foot and ankle nightmare. Shoes that are too loose or lack stability, shock absorption and support can become a major problem for your feet quite quickly. Before you go and throw out those shoes you just grabbed, stop and consider the […]

Fit for Fun

Everyone knows that when enjoying a sport, it is important to buy the right gear. Equipment is key to preventing foot and ankle injuries and to achieve top performance. The same principals go hand in hand when considering equipment for snowboarding. One of the most important pieces of snowboarding gear is the boots that your […]

What You Should Know About Safety Footwear

You just got a job at a production plant. You are very excited and ready to take on your new career. Soon you get an email from your new employer informing you that you must get a pair of safety shoes before coming into work. A quick google search shows you that there are thousands […]

Flip-Flops: Tread with Caution

Flip-flops and summer go together like peanut butter and jelly. They are perfect matches, and it is almost impossible to find one without the other. Flip-flops are a natural alternative to socks and sneakers that get heavy, sweaty, and downright uncomfortable under the Syracuse sun. In addition, flip-flops are rather inexpensive and come in a […]

Making the Most of High Heels

High-heeled shoes have become a staple in most women’s wardrobes because they are stylish, glamorous, and can add an extra few inches to your height if necessary. Although they have many benefits in the fashion and business worlds, they can cause headaches in the medical world. High heels can cause knee and back pain, toe […]

Shopping for Snow Shoes

‘Tis the season… to reach deep into your closet and bring out your cold-weather attire for the winter! When it comes to layering up to brave the cold, most people think of hats, jackets, scarves, and mittens, but your footwear is also extremely important. In addition to being fashionable, you want your boots to be […]

What to Look for in Sandals

It is finally the season for sandals here in Central New York! It may not seem important to invest in a pair of seasonal footwear, but the type of sandal you wear can greatly impact your foot health. Here are some tips to consider when going to buy your sandals. Look for shoes that have: […]

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