Best Insoles for Plantar Fasciitis - Our Top Picks & Recommendations

Best Insoles for Plantar Fasciitis - Our Top Picks & Recommendations

BY Ron Bar / Oct 17, 2021

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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5 Best Diabetic Socks of 2021 - Diabetic Socks for Women and Men

5 Best Diabetic Socks of 2021 - Diabetic Socks for Women and Men

BY Ron Bar / Oct 06, 2021

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

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

BY Ron Bar / Sep 10, 2021

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 found in regular socks,...

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The Best Shoes and Sandals for Bunions

The Best Shoes and Sandals for Bunions

BY ARIELA TEJADA / Aug 20, 2021

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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Best 6 Orthotic Insoles for Women & Men in 2021

Best 6 Orthotic Insoles for Women & Men in 2021

BY OrthoFeet Admin / Aug 16, 2021

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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The Best Hiking Boots for Plantar Fasciitis

The Best Hiking Boots for Plantar Fasciitis

BY Ron Bar / Aug 12, 2021

I fell in love with hiking during the pandemic since it was pretty much the only activity I could do during lock down and social distancing. Now I‘m not talking about climbing Mount Everest, but just being outdoors surrounded by untouched nature was enough to unwind me and provide my...

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The 8 Best Wide-Width Shoes for Women - Top Comfortable Shoes

The 8 Best Wide-Width Shoes for Women - Top Comfortable Shoes

BY Ron Bar / Jul 22, 2021

Whether we like it or not, many women have wide feet and need extra wide width shoes to accommodate. But too often this leaves us with limited choices as shoes come in only standard widths. Not anymore. Today, women can have it all with stylish wide width options that are...

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7 Best Diabetic Sandals for Women for 2021

7 Best Diabetic Sandals for Women for 2021

BY Ron Bar / Jul 04, 2021

It’s summer which means many of us are searching for a hot, new summer sandal. Unfortunately, traditional sandals are flimsy, unsupportive, and lack the features needed to make them the best sandals for diabetics. But this is 2021. We don’t have to settle for those sandals anymore. Why Is There...

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Best Sandals for Plantar Fasciitis in 2021

Best Sandals for Plantar Fasciitis in 2021

BY Ron Bar / 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 Ron Bar / 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 Ron Bar / 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 Ron Bar / 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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