Archive for April, 2010

Q & A: Shin Splints

Apr 30th, 2010 by Amanda Strouse | Comments Off on Q & A: Shin Splints

As the weather warms up and more people head outdoors to work out, shin splints become increasingly common. Why do people get these pains? How do you know if you have a shin splint? What is the best way to treat them? I asked Barbara Adams, our pedorthist, for the answers. What are shin splints? The formal […]

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Brooks Glycerin 8 Running Shoes Helped me Walk for MS

Apr 28th, 2010 by John Almodovar | 3

About 5 years ago my wife’s best friend was unfortunately diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis and since then my wife and I have helped raise over five thousand dollars in donations through the MS Walk.  Luckily, we have many friends and acquaintances that have helped us along the way; and it seems that just about every […]

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Mother’s Day Contest

Apr 26th, 2010 by Amanda Strouse | 53

Women can never have enough shoes! This month, we’re going to give away a free pair of shoes (worth $100 or less) to a lucky woman. Read the rules and details below to learn how you can give your mom or yourself a gift every woman would love! Rules: You MUST comment on this blog […]

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Eco-Friendly Shoes and Foot Care Products: Free Shipping on Earth Day!

Apr 22nd, 2010 by John Almodovar | Comments Off on Eco-Friendly Shoes and Foot Care Products: Free Shipping on Earth Day!

Earth Day was founded on April 22, 1970 by U.S. Senator Gaylord Nelson to encourage everyone to be more aware of the Earth’s environment. To honor our planet on Earth Day, is offering free domestic ground shipping on all of our environmentally friendly shoes and foot care products.  Please visit our Eco-Friendly page to […]

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Children’s Sandals Are Worth the Investment

Apr 16th, 2010 by John Almodovar | 1

Children’s sandals are not too different from adult sandals because they’re typically designed with the same features.  Sadly, this also means that like adult sandals, they also get a bum rap from foot health professionals because most consumers tend to buy cheaply made sandals at local drugstores hoping to save a buck or two.  What […]

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Common Foot Conditions Shouldn’t Be Ignored

Apr 6th, 2010 by Amanda Strouse | 3

Just because your feet are at the very bottom of your body doesn’t mean they can be overlooked. You should take the time to inspect and care for your and your family’s feet by keeping feet clean, wearing arch support shoes or insoles and buying shoes that are the correct size and width. In lieu […]

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Do As the Romans Would Do: Wear Comfortable Gladiator Sandals

Apr 2nd, 2010 by Amanda Strouse | 3

The latest shoe trend proves that the Romans had something right. Gladiator sandals are taking over shoe stores by storm. No matter where you go, you see at least one person wearing this long-lived sandal. But who can blame the gladiator sandal fans? The strappy, open design will keep your feet secure yet cool in […]

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April is Foot Health Awareness Month

Apr 1st, 2010 by Amanda Strouse | Comments Off on April is Foot Health Awareness Month

Today is the first day of Foot Health Awareness Month. This health-rallying cause is a cry for people to love their feet, examine their feet, get educated about what is good for their feet and learn the consequences of bad foot health. At, promoting foot health and education is our sole mission that we work […]

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