Categories Archives: Birkenstock

How to Choose an Insole

There are hundreds of insoles out there. Trying to figure out what best suits your needs can be completely confusing. What makes an insole an orthotic, and do you need that? Or do you just need something soft in your shoe? How do you make your feet feel better? Do you need a custom orthotic […]

The Top Eco-Friendly Women’s Footwear Brands Inspired By Nature

Nature has inspired many innovations in the world. The Wright Brothers studied birds in flight to get a better grasp on the physics of lift for their invention of the airplane; designers have emulated the properties of shark skins as they created swimsuits for Olympians; and a Swiss engineer invented Velcro after examining the burrs […]

How to Care for your Swollen Feet during Pregnancy

As an expectant mother, you glow as your belly grows and are busy making obstetrics appointments and anxiously nesting away. However, as your list of bodily discomforts builds trimester by trimester, you may find that the pain and soreness make their way down to your toes. Why Do Feet Swell During Pregnancy? An overwhelming majority […]

How to Choose the Right Socks for Your Lifestyle

Selecting the correct shoe for your daily activities is important: if you frequently hike, climb, run or even work out at the gym, you know the importance of specialty footwear. Shoes are an essential investment towards comfort and performance during recreational activities. However, just as important to your health is the process of selecting the […]

Announcing the New Plantar Fasciitis Shop at Footwear etc.!

If you’ve got Plantar Fasciitis, you know how painful your feet can be. That’s why Footwear etc. is launching its online Plantar Fasciitis Shop – to help all those sufferers. There are so many different shoes and products out on the market that can alleviate pain, we’ve decided to put them in one place for […]