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Yes: The important thing is that you're exercising. Sneakers may help some folks' feet withstand impact better; if you find this not to be necessary, wear whatever seems right. One can't think that the roman legions were much the worse for sandals rather than gym shoes. ...Read more
How much of health hazard to daily shower at a gym that is rarely cleaned? Even if you were wearing sandals? In terms of diseases you can pick up?
Rare hazards: We worry about fungal infections of the foot when showering barefoot at public showers and walking barefoot through a locker room. Staph. Infections would be a concern if sharing towels, razors, other equipment. Your risk should be very low if wearing shower shoes and only using your own equipment/toiletries. ...Read more
I have flat/narrow feet that hurt. I love wearing flats/sandals, the occasional sneaker. Anything i can do?
Foot Pain: See your primary care physician for further evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
I have dark spots on my 2 and I'm leaving on Friday on vacation and want to wear sandals. How can I get it off ?
Picture: Picture accompanied by more details on spots needed. ...Read more
Yes: There are a variety of sandal manufacturers that produce sandals with arch support. Most of the good running stores will carry some. Some examples are: keen, birkenstock, fit flops, naots, think, mephisto, finn comfort and chaco. There are many others that can provide you some extra support. See what works best for you. Dr l. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Shoes: For people with diabetes, their feet need all the protection they can get! shoes that fully cover the tops of the feet help protect against injuries from bumping into things or dropping things on them. Since people with diabetes have trouble healing from these minor injuries and are more likely to get infections, wearing shoes and preventing injury may help prevent amputations. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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