Categories Archives: Orthotics

Day 6 of 12 Days of Giveaways: FACEBOOK CONTEST OFFICIAL RULES

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY.   A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. 1. Eligibility:Limit one (1) entry per person per day. Open to legal residents of the 50 United States who have reached the age of 18.  Employees of Footwear etc., its parents, affiliates and subsidiaries, participating advertising and promotion […]

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 […]

Foot Pain and Other Problems Created by Diabetes

Diabetes, a disease involving too much glucose (sugar) in the bloodstream, can unfortunately cause many serious complications with patients’ feet.  Studies show that about 30% of diabetics older than 40 eventually develop foot problems. The two main issues that diabetics experience are diabetic neuropathy and peripheral vascular disease. Diabetic Neuropathy Diabetic Neuropathy occurs from chronically […]

Athletic-styled Shoes from Dansko? Yes!

Dansko has been producing shoes for over 20 years and has an incredibly loyal following. I love the mild rocker sole and outstanding support that their shoes and clogs provide. Dansko is known for a wide variety of types of footwear, all of which have outstanding quality and workmanship (probably due to the fact that […]

My New Favorite Shoe: the Orthaheel Fiji

I needed some new flip flops. I wanted a pair with great support, and some style. I may need orthopedic features in my shoes, but the last thing I want is to look like I’m wearing the shoes of an Old Lady. When I found the Orthaheel Fiji, I was ecstatic! This is no ordinary […]