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Keeping It Classy With Carnegie Leather Slip On Shoes

Jun 03 2017 Tags: #Orthofeethero, #OrthofeetStory

Keeping It Classy With Carnegie Leather Slip On Shoes

Read this inspiring #OrthoFeetStory from a customer who wished to remain anonymous: "I suffer from peripheral neuropathy and muscle damage causing pain, weakness and unstable balance in both legs. Tying shoelaces has become very difficult, so I wear velcro strap shoes instead. That way I can adjust the straps as the swelling in my feet changes, but it is even painful for me to cross over to the far side of each shoe to strap and unstrap them. I ordered the sporty/dressy Carnegie shoe because of the option to strap and unstrap from the near side of each foot. I...

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Virginia Smith, 75, Vegan and Still Substitute Teaching

Jun 03 2017 Tags: #Orthofeethero, #OrthofeetStory

Virginia Smith, 75, Vegan and Still Substitute Teaching

Read Virginia Smith's #OrthoFeetStory: "I am 75 and still work as a substitute teacher. It is hard to find high-end vegan athletic shoes (I only wear vegan shoes), especially since I suffer from plantar fasciitis. I wanted to give the Tahoe sneakers a try, so I purchased my first pair of Orthofeet shoes last week. I'm so glad I did! They are so comfortable. I was able to take the insoles out and place my orthotic insole from my doctor in its place. The fit is perfect! I have chosen to use the laces to tie, but the there is...

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Gymbeaux Searches For Balance with Diabetic Neuropathy

May 02 2017 Tags: #Orthofeethero, #OrthofeetStory

Gymbeaux Searches For Balance with Diabetic Neuropathy

Read Jim "Gymbeaux” Brown's #OrthoFeetStory: "I reluctantly purchased a pair of the Monterey Bay tennis type shoes. I was reluctant because of the claims AND the cost. But the discomfort in my feet caused me to hit the "purchase" button. I immediately put them on and tried them with and without socks. The comfort level of the shoe was immediate. They ARE more comfortable than other tennis shoes I have worn and am wearing! I also have a balance issue that according to my doctor starts with the feet. If your feet hurt or if you have Diabetic Neuropathy such...

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The Answer To Kimberly's Prayers, After Being Diagnosed With Plantar Fasciitis

Apr 05 2017 Tags: #Orthofeethero, #OrthofeetStory

The Answer To Kimberly's Prayers, After Being Diagnosed With Plantar Fasciitis

Read Kimberly Williamson's inspiring #OrthoFeetStory story:  "About three years ago, I started having a lot of problems with my feet. I went to the podiatrist, who diagnosed me with plantar fasciitis/spur. Unfortunately, this diagnosis didn't do much to help relieve the constant foot pain I was experiencing. I invested hundreds of dollars in insoles. I tried the foot exercises. I tried ice packs. I tried taping my feet. Just went I thought I had tried everything, I went on the Internet and did a search for "plantar fasciitis shoes." And suddenly there was Orthofeet (thank God!!!) I ordered the women's...

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After 20 Years Of Foot Pain, Steve Calfee Puts Orthofeet Shoes To The Test

Mar 13 2017 Tags: #Orthofeethero, #OrthofeetStory

After 20 Years Of Foot Pain, Steve Calfee Puts Orthofeet Shoes To The Test

Congratulations Steve Calfee!  Read his inspiring story:  "I began having problems with my feet when I was 14 years old & they continued until now. They included metatarsal shifting, plantar fasciitis, neuropathy, arch and heel pain, etc. For the past 20 years, I have worn orthotic inserts in every pair of shoes I own. I have spent hundreds of dollars on every supposed brand of shoes and inserts that claimed to solve my foot pain all to no avail. As an entertainer, I spend a lot of time on my feet, sometimes in one location when I do narrations. My...

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Lynne Jacques: Shoes With Built-In Inserts Are The Apple of Her Eye

Feb 10 2017 Tags: #Orthofeethero, #OrthofeetStory, foot pain, insoles

Lynne Jacques: Shoes With Built-In Inserts Are The Apple of Her Eye At farmers’ markets in central Michigan, everyone loves the apples that Lynn Jacques sells from her orchard. Along with her husband, Gary, she grows 25 different types, from Macintosh to HoneyCrisp (“the ones everybody likes,” she says).

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Orthofeet Hero Patricia Mayse Is Still Standing After Long-Term Foot Injury

Jan 04 2017 Tags: #Orthofeethero, #OrthofeetStory

Orthofeet Hero Patricia Mayse Is Still Standing After Long-Term Foot Injury

If you met Patricia Mayse twenty-two years ago, you’d see a very athletic and active women. There was no stopping her. She could walk and walk and walk.  After suffering a severe injury to her foot in 1994, Patricia saw her ability to be active slowly go down hill. She could no longer walk like she once had or even stand for very long…. Patricia felt frustrated as she struggled to live with the pain and dysfunction of injured feet. Fortunately, OrthoFeet’s Chattanooga Mary Janes with a two-way strap has significantly improved Patricia’s ability to get around in more comfort...

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Leah Anderson Overcomes Neuropathy To Walk In 2061 Mile Challenge

Apr 06 2017 Tags: #Orthofeethero, #OrthofeetStory

Leah Anderson Overcomes Neuropathy To Walk In 2061 Mile Challenge

Read Leah Anderson's inspiring #OrthoFeetStory story:  "I have idiopathic peripheral neuropathy. When I was first diagnosed, the pain was so bad I never thought I'd be able to walk again. I heard about Orthofeet shoes and decided to give them a try. They fit perfect!! Last year I signed up for a 1000 mile challenge and hoped for the best. I ended up walking 2061 miles!!! I couldn't have done it without my Orthofeet shoes..." - Leah Anderson Do you have an #OrthofeetStory? Click here to share it for a chance to win FREE shoes!

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