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Best Shoes for Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Patients

Best Shoes for Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Patients

BY Ron Bar / Dec 04, 2022

Being able to walk and maintaining stability can be very challenging when you have MS, but the right shoes can help. That’s why we’ve prepared a list of some of the best shoes for people with MS.  If you want to learn more about the disease, how it affects your...

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Flat Feet Overpronation Causes, Treatment and Prevention

Flat Feet Overpronation Causes, Treatment and Prevention

BY Steven Gershman / Nov 28, 2022

By Dr. Steven Gershman, DPM So, you are about to purchase new shoes and have heard about neutral vs. overpronation shoes. Which do I buy? Which is better? What do I need? Does it really matter? Let's start with a short tutorial on what exactly is pronation, what causes overpronation,...

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Diabetic Socks - What are they, and why are they needed?

Diabetic Socks - What are they, and why are they needed?

BY Ron Bar / Nov 22, 2022

Why does someone with diabetes need special socks?         While not all diabetics are required to wear diabetic socks, people with diabetes have sensitive feet and suffer from various foot conditions and need to protect their feet more than others. Diabetic socks have unique design features, not...

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Can Foot Pain Cause Back Pain?

Can Foot Pain Cause Back Pain?

BY Steven Gershman / Nov 08, 2022

Few of us are strangers to lower back pain. In fact, as many as 80 percent of people have back pain at some point in their lives and half of all workers experience back pain symptoms each year, according to the American Chiropractic Association.  Not only that, but back pain...

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Best Orthotic Insoles for Women & Men in 2022

Best Orthotic Insoles for Women & Men in 2022

BY Josh White / Nov 03, 2022

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 Steven Gershman / Oct 25, 2022

 Bunions are very common, but that does not mean they are a trivial issue. When bunions are severe, they can evolve into a debilitating condition and even require surgery.  If you have bunions, there are quite a few things you can do to prevent them from deteriorating. What is a...

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5 Best Women's Shoes for Heel Spurs in 2022

5 Best Women's Shoes for Heel Spurs in 2022

BY Steven Gershman / Oct 24, 2022

Almost one-quarter of people deal with foot pain at some point. Nagging foot pain can make it challenging to enjoy activities, hobbies, and spending time with loved ones. Heel spurs are one cause of foot pain that can be indicative of other foot problems such as plantar fasciitis. Often, your...

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Best Walking Shoes for Flat Feet of 2022

Best Walking Shoes for Flat Feet of 2022

BY Ron Bar / Oct 21, 2022

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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5 Best Diabetic Socks of 2022 - Diabetic Socks for Women and Men

5 Best Diabetic Socks of 2022 - Diabetic Socks for Women and Men

BY Ron Bar / Oct 19, 2022

 37.3 million Americans live with diabetes. That's a little more than 1 in 10 of your US friends, neighbors, coworkers, and loved ones. Half of US diabetics also live with nerve damage caused by peripheral neuropathy. Common symptoms include tingling, numbness, extreme sensitivity and pain in the feet and legs....

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Top 8 Best Shoes for Bunions in 2022

Top 8 Best Shoes for Bunions in 2022

BY Hadas Cohen / Oct 19, 2022

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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Best shoes for swollen pregnant feet

Best shoes for swollen pregnant feet

BY Ron Bar / Oct 13, 2022

Swollen feet during pregnancy (or Edema) is one of those common less attractive pregnancy subjects well known but that no one talks about. However, studies have shown that during pregnancy there is a significant increase in the volume of the feet that is equivalent to 8.5% of the volume of...

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5 Best Shoes for Teachers

5 Best Shoes for Teachers

BY Ron Bar / Oct 12, 2022

Being a teacher is not as easy as we might think. Teachers have a great responsibility of educating, role modeling, and instilling habits and behaviors that will accompany children through their adult lives. And all this is done standing on their feet all day! This is very exhausting and of...

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How to Make Shoes Wider for Bunions

How to Make Shoes Wider for Bunions

BY Josh White / Sep 22, 2022

If you have bunions, you already know that too-tight shoes are an open invitation to lots of pain and discomfort.  And to make matters worse, they will exacerbate the condition. If you own a pair of shoes that are too narrow for your feet and you suffer from bunions, you have...

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The 6 Best Walking Shoes for Diabetics of 2022

The 6 Best Walking Shoes for Diabetics of 2022

BY Josh White / Sep 21, 2022

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 Insoles for Plantar Fasciitis - Our Top Picks & Recommendations

Best Insoles for Plantar Fasciitis - Our Top Picks & Recommendations

BY Ron Bar / Sep 19, 2022

Plantar Fasciitis is a painful, disabling condition that can markedly reduce quality of life and the ability to do everyday activities. The condition is due to the inflammation of the plantar fascia - connective tissue that helps to join the heel bone (calcaneus) to the toes (metatarsals). The plantar fascia...

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How To Choose The Best Shoes for Plantar Fasciitis

How To Choose The Best Shoes for Plantar Fasciitis

BY Steven Gershman / Sep 14, 2022

Plantar Fasciitis is a common foot condition that is known for the tremendous foot pain it causes, most often occurring when a person gets out of bed in the morning. It is widely referred to as joggers’ heel, and tennis heel, but is sometimes miscommunicated as heel spurs. Plantar fasciitis...

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Best Tennis Shoes For Plantar Fasciitis in 2022

Best Tennis Shoes For Plantar Fasciitis in 2022

BY Josh White / Sep 13, 2022

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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Best Orthopedic Sandals for Women in 2022

Best Orthopedic Sandals for Women in 2022

BY Josh White / Sep 13, 2022

If you’re looking for a new pair of sandals this summer, you may be paying attention to the most popular styles, hoping they will also have the added feature of comfort.  While there is a lot to consider in terms of style, whether it be color or upper design, there...

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Wide Width Shoes  - The Essential Guide

Wide Width Shoes - The Essential Guide

BY Steven Gershman / Sep 13, 2022

Wearing shoes that are too narrow for your feet can not only be extremely uncomfortable and painful, but also cause unpleasant foot conditions, such as ingrown toenails, Morton’s neuroma, corns, calluses and metatarsalgia, or worsen existing ones, such as bunions and hammertoes. If you’re experiencing any of these conditions, switching...

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Edema: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

Edema: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

BY Josh White / Sep 13, 2022

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...

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