The best Shoes for Healthy Feet
How to Improve Your Health by Wearing Quality Footwear
Wearing comfortable shoes is a must if you want to avoid sore feet and back pain. In most cases, we opt for footwear that looks beautiful or is quite fashionable without ever considering the consequences that it might have on our health and posture. There is a misconception that comfortable footwear is either ugly or meant for old people.
In order to help your feet withstand the daily pressure that they are subjected to, here’s a list of benefits of opting for quality footwear that will hopefully convince you to choose the best shoes for your feet.
Quality is Key
When buying a pair of shoes or slippers or even boots there are several factors you need to take into consideration in order to ensure high quality. Firstly, there are the materials. Opting for natural materials like cotton or leather will provide your skin with breathing room and help prevent various fungal infections.
Next, you need to focus on the construction of the shoe, from sole bond adhesion to sole material. Again leather would be the perfect option. In addition, anatomic soles are a must in quality footwear. They improve your posture and significantly lower the risk of back pain.
Finding the Perfect Fit
Yes, the Cinderella story pops immediately into our heads, oh that glass slipper that changed her entire life. Well, a perfectly fitted shoe can do wonders for yours. A good fit helps us avoid the unpleasantries like pain, cramps and calluses. Make sure to ‘test drive’ the next pair of shoes you buy.
Walk around the store a bit, and don’t you dare say that they will stretch if they feel a bit uncomfortable. Don’t waste your time or money on shoes that are not just right.
Being a Smart Shopper
When thinking about quality footwear most people think that they are stuck with uncomfortable options due to the lack of funds. This is just not the case, there are quality brands like Birkenstock, for instance, that offer both quality and stylish footwear selection at affordable prices.
So there are no more excuses for making your feet suffer. Just think about the money you’ll save on doctors, chiropractics and masseuses just by wearing the best shoes for your personal needs. Not to mention the fact that quality footwear last a lot longer and you won’t have to buy a new pair of shoes anytime soon.
Health Benefits of Good Quality Shoes
If all of the above-mentioned benefits were not enough to convince you to switch to quality footwear and help your feet, here are some additional health benefits that you might not have known about.
Our foot is made up of many parts making it potentially vulnerable to many different ailments. A lot of which can be caused by simply wearing shoes that are too tight, too small or anatomically incorrect. Wearing uncomfortable shoes over longer periods of time can lead to collapsed arches, severe back and joint pain even feeling of coldness and numbness.
On the other hand quality shoes made with natural materials that contain ideal arch support are bound to make your life a lot better. First of all quality shoes regulate foot moisture, and by doing so minimize the possibility of any type of infection. In addition, they also prevent foot odour and provide you with a pair of well-rested feet.
So there you have it. Some great benefits that are sure to make you think twice when buying that new pair of shoes. One quality pair will last longer, making it a great investment. It will keep your health on a great level without sacrificing your fashion style in order to feel good.
– by guest author Peter Minkoff –
Fashion Stylist & Editor in Chief @ highstylife.com
…buy good shoes!