Foot Health

Healthy Feet Tip #3 – Ditch Flip Flops

Today's Healthy Feet Tip is one that not many people like to hear because people love flip flops. I understand that flips flops are easy to slip on and great for warm weather and the beach however wearing flip flops has significant negative effects on the health of the feet. Katy Bowman does a great job… Continue reading Healthy Feet Tip #3 – Ditch Flip Flops

Foot Health

Transition to Minimal Footwear

How do you transition to minimal footwear? Evaluate the state of your feet now? Do you normally wear shoes with a 1-inch heel? 2 inches?Next find one pair of shoes you would like to replace and purchase the new shoe with a ½ inch smaller heel.Allow your body/feet adequate time to embrace these new shoes… Continue reading Transition to Minimal Footwear

Foot Health

Shoes & Foot Problems

How Shoes Contribute to Foot Related Problems: Foot wear increases the incidence of knee osteoarthritis, back pain and hip degeneration.An elevated heel of any height alters the biomechanics of the foot and body.Normal weight distribution is 50% over both front of foot and back. High heels change weight distribution to 90% over front of foot… Continue reading Shoes & Foot Problems