Painful inflammation in the ball or front part of your foot
Thumbs up for open-toed shoes, a wide forefoot, and super-soft uppers (like mesh & Lycra®). Thumbs down for hard leather, vinyl, tight shoes and pointy/narrow toes.
Inflamed tissue on the bottom of your feet
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Thumbs up for small stable heels, sneakers and arch support. Thumbs down for sheepskin boots, slip-ons, flats and flip-flops..
Bony bumps where your foot's long bones meet the big toe joints
Thumbs up for forefoot rockers, a wide forefoot, and soft uppers (like mesh & Lycra®). Thumbs down for heels, bare feet, a tight/narrow forefoot and poor cushioning.
Thumbs up for small heels, wedges, tennis shoes, arch support and insoles. Thumbs down for heels, flats, flip-flops and sheepskin boots.
Abnormal bending in your toes
Thickened nerve tissue between your toes
Thumbs up for arch support, cushioned insoles and soft uppers (like mesh & Lycra®). Thumbs down for heels, tight shoes, pointy/narrow toes and hard materials like vinyl.
Thumbs up for stiff-soled shoes with forefoot rockers, soft insoles and metatarsal padding.
Thumbs down for heels, tight shoes, flip-flops, flats and bare feet.
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Tight or inflamed heel cords