Be Smart about Your Sandals…And Save Your Feet

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Today more than ever, sandals are the norm in the warm weather, and more acceptable in the workplace. Your comfort, wellness and feet go hand in hand. One important factor to consider is the health and safety of your feet to suit your active lifestyle.

Our feet contain numerous bones and and joints all connected by hundreds of muscles, ligaments, tendons and nerves. This complex “bio machinery” works in an amazing dynamic motion that bears literally tons of weight and force as we go about our daily routines and activities. Not surprisingly most everyone experiences some form of foot pain or foot discomfort at some point do due improper protection.

A very important factor to consider is the amount of stress your feet will incur with no protection from an open sandal. Besides outside objects coming into contact with your bare foot, the base of your sandal needs to be shock absorbent and structurally sound to keep your feet working well.

Problems with aching arches, stubbed toes, or toenail pain and problems, ankle soreness and even foot cramps after wearing unsupported footwear such as sandals. But we all know the glorious benefits of having our feet free of confining shoes and breathing in the open air. Before going out and enjoying the outdoors just give an extra moment to take precaution against untimely injury that could have been prevented. Most foot problems caused by repeated pressure and deficiency that does not surface right away but rather builds slowly until you suddenly experience pain and discomfort, and then it is too late.

Orthotic based footwear (which basically means specially designed to aid in your foot healthy support and comfort) is available in great looking styles for every season. They are lightweight, fashionable, and created with advanced foot orthotic technology to ensure optimal performance and durability. The best part is that you will definitely feel the difference in comfort and know you are taking care of your feet without sacrificing your favorite look and style. Check out the footwear site for some examples of great sandals.

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