Wednesday, July 8, 2015

BV Foot Clinic: Flip-Flops Fail to Afford Foot-Friendly Features

                                    Flip-Flops Fail to Afford Foot-Friendly Features

During the summer, you see people wearing flip-flops every day; and, nearly every day, we see people who have foot injuries that resulted from wearing flip-flops. Indeed, the ubiquitous footwear doesn’t have many foot-friendly features. For example, with no arch support, flip-flops can cause feet to roll inward, triggering discomfort in the heels, arches, and toes. Having no straps or ankle support, and slight foot protection, they also make wearers susceptible to sprains and bruises, as well as cuts and injuries from splinters, rocks, nails, and other sharp objects.

Remember, foot problems can quickly and effectively ruin your summer plans; so if you incur any, let us quickly and effectively treat them! 

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