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Custom Width Shoes for Children

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Custom Width Shoes for Children

Many parents are aware of the issues with pain, discomfort, and stability that can arise from wearing the wrong size shoes. For them, custom width shoes, or other specialty products like orthotics, can help combat these difficulties. However, fewer parents are aware of the issues that can arise from fitting a child with the wrong shoe size. In fact, poorly-fitting shoes on a child can cause just as much damage and discomfort, and due to the fact that a child’s foot is constantly growing and developing, can possibly even be more damaging. It’s especially important to make sure that a...

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Custom Width Shoes: Are Your Shoes the Right Size?

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Custom Width Shoes: Are Your Shoes the Right Size?

It happens more often than you might think: you buy a new pair of shoes online, only to have your excitement turn into disappointment when the fit is uncomfortable. You can’t quite put your finger on it, but something feels off about the fit: they feel too small, but you ordered the same size as always, so what’s going on? Many customers often overlook the width of a shoe in determining which size they should buy. Feeling that the fit is a bit snug, they order a size up, but this isn’t always the answer. That’s where custom width shoes...

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The Right Shoes for Bunions

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The Right Shoes for Bunions

Bunions are a painful condition that can interfere with your quality of life—if every step causes pain or discomfort, it’s easy to see why your daily activities could be strictly limited by these painful bumps. Those who are athletic or spend a lot of time on their feet will feel the negative impact of bunions even more. Thankfully there is a variety of shoes for bunions and inserts that help deal with the problem, but first it’s important to understand what exactly bunions are.   Bunions are painful, bony bumps that develop on the inside edge of the foot, near...

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Shoes for Peripheral Neuropathy

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Shoes for Peripheral Neuropathy

Peripheral neuropathy is a condition that develops as a result of damage to the peripheral nervous system, which can occur through a variety of causes. The condition leads to a tingling, numbness, or pain in certain parts of the body, most commonly the hands and feet. Whatever the cause, peripheral neuropathy can be a debilitating illness that reduces quality of life and can interfere with one’s work or other daily activities. Thankfully it is possible to find footwear that reduces discomfort, but you will have to specifically search for shoes for peripheral neuropathy.   A pair of shoes for peripheral...

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Custom Width Shoes: Comfort for All

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Custom Width Shoes: Comfort for All

Wearing standard width shoes for those with wider feet can feel like trying to fit a square peg into a round hole. Many people with wider feet don’t even realize it, and instead simply buy shoes that are several sizes too long and too narrow, thinking the length will compensate for the width. However, this is not a great solution—wearing the incorrect shoe size can affect your walking posture and comfort, and ultimately only leads to more problems like (plantar fasciitis, bunions, neuropathy, and fallen arches; these are just to name a few). The solution: visiting a shoe store Lafayette...

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