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What are the best walking shoes to reduce impact and pain?

What are the best walking shoes to reduce impact and pain?

Running shoe: Running shoes are designed to reduce impact in distance runners- they certainly will function for walking. ...Read more

Dr. Payam Mehranpour
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Walking (Definition)

Your doctor may also suggest a safe exercise plan. Walking is usually the easiest type of exercise, but swimming or other low-impact exercises can work just as well. Exercise is an important way to keep blood sugar in control, and physical activity in pregnancy has been found to decrease the risk ...Read more


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I have to walk around a lot when i'm at work. What kind of shoes is good for my posture and body?

I have to walk around a lot when i'm at work. What kind of shoes is good for my posture and body?

Supportive: The best shoes to wear when on your feet a lot are shoes that fit well and provide you good support from heel to toe. Many times buying separate arch supports is necessary as most shoes do not provide enough arch support. Make sure you understand the difference between comfort and supportive; sandals are comfortable but not supportive. ...Read more

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Can someone get sick from walking around with no shoes?

No: If you are barefoot, have broken skin on your feet and get an infection, that in theory can make you sick. But as a general rule, going barefoot does not increase your risk of getting sick. ...Read more

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What are some good shoes for standing/walking on concrete all day?

Orthotics...: With a properly prescribed pair of orthotics, cushioning can be provided in your shoes which can help with the prolonged pressure created from standing on concrete. If your work allows sneakers, consider a running shoe because the soles are made knowing that there is increased pounding from the running motion. ...Read more

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How do u walk in a surgical shoe? It won't bend so i walk really weird! please help?

How do u walk in a surgical shoe? It won't bend so i walk really weird! please help?

Walking: Do not over tight it, avoid weight or pressure to the operated area, walk slower and put more weight to the non-operated foot. At the beginning is ok to use a walker or a cane to avoid falling. ...Read more

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Do you think that wearing shoes with any type of heel (even a very low one) negatively effect your natural walking gait?

Do  you think that wearing shoes with any type of heel (even a very low one) negatively effect your natural walking gait?

Depends.: If someone has a tight achilles tendon, then a small heel will provide a better quality gait. The phrase "natural walking" is a relative statement because walking is dependent upon many factors including bone structure, weight, etc. There is no question hat excessively high heels cause abnormal forces on the extremities which over time can cause many potential gait problems. ...Read more

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I've been mostly wearing heels the last few 5 6 months. I wore flat shoes a couple of days ago and it hurt after a walking/standing. Whats wrong?

Changed the stress: Wearing heels over a prolonged period of time creates a muscle/tendon memory pattern- meaning these soft tissues are used to being in a certain position. Then, when you change to flats, you have put these tissues in a new and uncomfortable position. One example is the achilles tendon area. When wearing heels, you take tension off the tendon/calf muscles, and then going to flats stretches these. ...Read more

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