Best Sandals for Plantar Fasciitis in 2021

Best Sandals for Plantar Fasciitis in 2021

BY Or Hillel / May 20, 2021

Summer is the time for fun and sun, when we can remove excess layers and go ‘light’ with our wardrobe, including what wear on our feet. However, this can come at a cost since many sandals are sometimes too simple and lack good design, materials and features which can damage...

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Best 5 Women Shoes for Arch Support in 2021

Best 5 Women Shoes for Arch Support in 2021

BY Ron Bar / Apr 27, 2021

Arch support is a popular topic these days even though the term has existed for many years when shoemakers molded layers of leather and fabric to design more comfortable shoes back in the early 1900’s. Unfortunately, most big box shoe brands don’t put much emphasis on this and design shoes...

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Best Women's Shoes for Plantar Fasciitis in 2021 by Podiatrists

Best Women's Shoes for Plantar Fasciitis in 2021 by Podiatrists

BY Or Hillel / Mar 16, 2021

That painful shooting pain in the morning you might be experiencing when your feet first step on the ground is probably due to plantar fasciitis. This foot condition can have a very significant effect on your life if it gets to the point where any activity or even just walking...

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Top 8 Best Shoes for Bunions in 2021

Top 8 Best Shoes for Bunions in 2021

BY Hadas Cohen / Mar 05, 2021

I have a bunion on my right foot. In the summer, I always become self-conscious about how my feet look in sandals and flip flops because of the protruding bump and the curved silhouette of my foot. But what bothers me most, which is a year-round problem, is how difficult...

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The Best Walking Shoes for Men in 2021

The Best Walking Shoes for Men in 2021

BY ARIELA TEJADA / Feb 20, 2021

Walking is the most basic activity the human body performs yet so many of us experience pain and discomfort and unfortunately are forced to avoid it. Walking has a plethora of health benefits from maintaining a healthy body weight, helping lower your blood sugar, boosting immune function and much more....

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Best Tennis Shoes For Plantar Fasciitis in 2021

Best Tennis Shoes For Plantar Fasciitis in 2021

BY ARIELA TEJADA / Feb 18, 2021

Plantar Fasciitis, also referred to as joggers’ heel or tennis heel, is a common foot condition known for causing foot pain, especially when getting out of bed in the morning. Approximately 10% of the population suffers from plantar fasciitis, with many others likely going undiagnosed. You can treat Plantar Fasciitis...

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The Best Walking Shoes for Women in 2021

The Best Walking Shoes for Women in 2021

BY dianne pavlik / Feb 05, 2021

Walking is one of the best physical activities we can engage in that has so many benefits to our body and soul. With summer fast approaching, there has never been a better time to get up and get walking. However, so many of us can’t seem to engage in this activity...

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Best 5 Men's Shoes for Standing All Day Comfortably in 2021

Best 5 Men's Shoes for Standing All Day Comfortably in 2021

BY ARIELA TEJADA / Feb 02, 2021

When working long hours or if we are very active and simply spend most of our day on our feet, we come to expect foot pain and discomfort as an inevitable consequence. But when this foot pain starts to interfere with how well we work and prevent us from going...

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Best Walking Shoes for Flat Feet of 2021

Best Walking Shoes for Flat Feet of 2021

BY Or Hillel / Jan 28, 2021

Walking is the most basic activity we perform on a daily basis. Some of us are more active and walk as a “sport” for conditioning and endurance, while others engage in this activity as necessary movement to carry out our daily needs. Regardless of the reason and motivation, we want...

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The 6 Best Walking Shoes for Diabetics of 2021

The 6 Best Walking Shoes for Diabetics of 2021

BY ARIELA TEJADA / Jan 25, 2021

Walking is one of the most effective ways to support your body’s health, especially if you have diabetes. Walking helps to stimulate circulation, particularly in the lower extremities, like the feet. Since diabetes often affects the feet, it is important to choose the right pair of diabetic walking shoes and...

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Best Comfortable Boots for Men in 2021

Best Comfortable Boots for Men in 2021

BY Or Hillel / Jan 13, 2021

Perhaps you live in an area that has distinct seasons and a winter climate, or maybe you’re just looking for more coverage and protection in your busy day to day. Just like good shoes, good boots need to be designed with features that will have you walking comfortably and pain...

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Best Orthopedic Sandals for Women in 2021

Best Orthopedic Sandals for Women in 2021

BY ARIELA TEJADA / Jan 13, 2021

With summer just around the corner, most of us are already thinking ahead about what sandals to add to our shoe collection and how they will match our wardrobe. While there is a lot to consider in terms of style, whether it be color and upper design, there is even...

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Best Slippers for Plantar Fasciitis 2021

Best Slippers for Plantar Fasciitis 2021

BY Or Hillel / Jan 11, 2021

If you listen to advice from any podiatrist, they will tell you to never walk barefoot around the house. The reason is vey simple. When we are barefoot, we put our feet at risk from so many different dangers that are naturally present around the house. Sharp objects may be...

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Best 6 Orthotic Insoles for Women & Men in 2021

Best 6 Orthotic Insoles for Women & Men in 2021

BY OrthoFeet Admin / Dec 15, 2020

For some people, eliminating 100% of their foot pain is not always possible with just wearing good and proper fitting shoes, no matter how great they are. So, what are other measures you can take in order to feel great on your feet and find relief? This is where orthotic...

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How to Prevent Bunions From Getting Worse

How to Prevent Bunions From Getting Worse

BY OrthoFeet Admin / Dec 04, 2020

By Dr. Steven Gershman What is a Bunion? The medical term for a bunion is "Hallux Abducto Valgus “, or just "Hallux Valgus”. It is a deformity of the big toe area of the foot including a bump on the inside or medial side of the foot, just behind the...

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Shoe Inserts for Heel Pain: Why You Should Use Them

Shoe Inserts for Heel Pain: Why You Should Use Them

BY ARIELA TEJADA / Sep 14, 2020

By Dr. Steven Gershman If you had a headache as the major symptom of brain cancer, would you want to just treat the headache? You may get rid of the headache, but the cancer would continue its course. If you had a broken bone causing pain, would you just take...

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10 Smart Tips for Protecting Diabetic Feet

10 Smart Tips for Protecting Diabetic Feet

BY ARIELA TEJADA / Aug 26, 2020

By Dr. Steven Gershman, DPM Diabetics are much more vulnerable to major complications such as ulcers, infections and numbness or pain. In previous blogs I have written extensively on this subject. 10 Simple Smart Tips That Focus on Footcare for Diabetics   1. Inspect your feet daily. This is probably...

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Edema: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

Edema: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

BY ARIELA TEJADA / Aug 05, 2020

By Dr. Steven Gershman, DPM What is edema? There are many types of Edema, but they are all characterized by buildup of fluid in the tissues of the body causing swelling. It is commonly called "fluid retention" and is often seen in the extremities and as such it is known...

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The Best Shoes and Sandals for Bunions

The Best Shoes and Sandals for Bunions

BY ARIELA TEJADA / Jul 02, 2020

By Dr. Steven Gershman When I think of bunions, I think back to when I was growing up and can still picture seeing old women with shoes cut out on the big toe side and very wide feet. Where the shoe was cut out there was a bump on the...

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