Although very few overuse running injuries have an established root cause, the fact that over 80% of these injuries occur at or below the knee suggests that there may be some common mechanisms. The capacity to prevent such injuries is currently limited, with training advice and footw
A good Podiatrist will often recommend insoles. He or she will first ask some basic questions about your feet, your shoes, and your lifestyle before ordering custom insoles. You can also directly buy insoles online. Adding insoles to your shoes can help feet to feel and to function
The wrong bra can exacerbate back pain and lead to restricted breathing and poor posture. The larger your bust, the more likely you are to face problems. “Bras are like suspension bridges,” quotes an article in the UK Independent. “You need a well-engineered bra so y
While the thought of using wax as a health treatment may seem novel, paraffin wax treatments are not a new concept. Paraffin has been used therapeutically dating back to the Roman Empire for its emollient properties, as well as a heat therapy treatment. Paraffin wax is a white or co
We’d all like the regal posture of a ballerina. Not only does good posture look nice, it also eases muscle tension, promotes greater energy, and creates a taller, slimmer appearance. The good news is that you can improve your posture with exercise. A Strong Core WebMD recommends exerc
Heel pain is a very common complaint and plantar fasciitis is the most common cause of chronic pain, comprising 11–15% of foot complaints requiring professional care among adults. In fact, recent research has reported that 1 in 10 people will develop plantar fasciitis during their li
It used to be we’d just buy casual socks and dress socks. Now, modern technology is giving us stretchy knit wonders that go beyond looks to help with foot health. Let’s look at some of the sock categories that have changed. Athletic socks. Today’s top-notch sports socks supply shock
Just as we might cup our hands to shield a flame from a draft or to gently cradle a tiny kitten, so do heel cups provide protection and comfort. Heel cups provide shock absorption for people with heel pain that is especially agonizing when the heel strikes the ground. Heel pain is the
Blue is the new black. FootSmart has 100s of styles in hard-to-find sizes and widths, from navy Mary Janes to bright blue sandals, to go with every Spring and Summer outfit.
Enjoy sneaker comfort that's just your style in Easy Spirit Waterfall—only at FootSmart. These casual slip-on clogs are made with removable Elon insoles to cushion your steps and absorb shock. Choose from classic neutrals and fashion-ready colors to go with every outfit.
What makes Softspots shoes so comfortable? These wear-anywhere, Huarache-inspired sandals have lofty PillowTop footbeds that mold to your feet and help relieve pressure. You'll want to wear them everywhere, from Mother's Day brunch to a trip to the grocery store.
Enjoy a sweet moment in sweet shoes from Jambu. These Mary Janes make a great choice for women on the go, thanks to memory foam cushioning and All-Terra Traction. Cut-outs give an extra element of style to the nubuck leather upper. We love the red for a pop of color to complete a casual outfit.