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Shoes (Overview)

Shoes are a term for footwear.


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What exactly is a shoe bite?

What exactly is a shoe bite?

Shoe bite: Shoe bite is a lay term describing pain caused by ill fitting shoes. Blister, inflammation, etc...Any pain that can be blamed on the shoe.
Easily treated.....Stop wearing those shoes! ...Read more

Shoes (Overview)

Shoes are a term for footwear.


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Can shoe size predict height?

Can shoe size predict height?

Height: There is no evidence that shoe size is predictable for height. ...Read more

Dr. Thomas Namey Dr. Namey
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Shoes (Tip)

Shoes: comfort trumps style! ...See more

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Are toning shoes good at all?

Are toning shoes good at all?

Not much...: In independent podiatric studies, they were shown to do very little toning just by wearing them. Just get a comfortable pair of workout shoes. This is debated in our profession, but they just don't seem to do as much good as they claim. ...Read more

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I need help with a shoe fetish?

I need help with a shoe fetish?

Consider: Consulting with a psychologist who is experienced with or is an expert with sexual disorders. ...Read more

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Shoes (Tip)

Never wear shoes that are too small - no matter how gorgeous or how low the sale price. ...See more

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Wearing heavy shoes make butt fat?

Wearing heavy shoes make butt fat?

No: Realistically, the fatty tissue that people have on their buttocks is more related to lifestyle (combination of diet and activity levels) and genetics. Shoes do make your "butt fat". ...Read more

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Can shoe size predict future height?

No: Shoe size can not predict height. Example my father was 5' 5" with a size 10 shoe. Guess I got my height from, my mothers side! ...Read more

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Shoes (Tip)

Don't wear the same pair of shoes 2 days in a row. ...See more

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Size 8 shoe, what's a predicted height?

No accurate predict.: If a child suddenly has a change in shoe size, this can predict a possible growth spurt happening, but there is no accuracy in using shoe size as a predictor of height. ...Read more

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Shoes (Tip)

For arch pain use a supportive shoe or orthotic to help give compression to the arch. ...See more

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What are benefits of wearing snow shoes?

What are benefits of wearing snow shoes?

Traction: And warmth, plus likely they are tall and so you won't get your feet wet. ...Read more

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Does shoe size stop growing before height?

Usually...: Maturity in the foot is typically marked by the presence of all the tarsal bones, the closure of the epiphyseal plates (including the secondary site the heel and the lateral side of the 5th metatarsal) and the presence of the sesamoids. ...Read more

Dr. Mohammed Parvez Dr. Parvez
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Shoes (Tip)

Wear thick sole shoes when out for hiking or camping. ...See more

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Please help me! Finding good quality shoes?

There are many: The best thing to do is find a quality shoe store that will take time to fit you.
Shoes such as sas, echoes, naturalizers are all good brands in a moderate price range. ...Read more

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What kind of shoes should I wear to the gym?

Depends: If you are going to run wear running shoes. If not wear a cross trainer or tennis shoe. ...Read more

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Shoes (Tip)

If a shoe is beginning to rub and you know a blister is coming, apply baby powder and use a band aid. ...See more

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Which type of shoes to wear while on crutches?

Which type of shoes to wear while on crutches?

Depends: On what type of injury is causing you to be on crutches. It is always a good idea to protect the foot/ankle in at least a surgical shoe but knowing the problem would yield a better answer. ...Read more

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Shoes (Tip)

Wearing supportive shoes with firm arches may help maintain bunions and decrease pain. ...See more

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What exercises are safe without wearing shoes?

What exercises are safe without wearing shoes?

Swimming...: Swimming can be a great exercise and quite gentle on the joints, and of course no shoes required.
So, swim to good health.
Consult do if you need help. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can shoe size have anything to do with height?

Can shoe size have anything to do with height?

Not directly related: Shoe size and height are mostly genetically determined, however height can also be influenced by diet and exercise. Height can also be restricted early with detrimental activities (smoking, trauma, etc). Shoes size can change with increasing weight (pregnancy, obesity), but usually shoe size cannot decrease. Hope that helps! ...Read more

Dr. Arthur Balin Dr. Balin
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Shoes (Tip)

Alternate shoes on a daily basis. For women, wear a variety of heel heights. High heels can strain. ...See more

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How can I make sure I am getting good baby shoes?

How can I make sure I am getting good baby shoes?

Baby shoes: Just pick something with a flexible sole that when the baby/child stands there is enough room for your entire thumb from the toe to the end of the shoe. ...Read more

Dr. Zahid Niazi Dr. Niazi
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Shoes (Tip)

Don't run barefoot or in shoes/sandals without arch support. ...See more

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Is it better to wear shoes or not while exercising?

Is it better to wear shoes or not while exercising?

Shoes: That depends on the exercise. Certainly running and weight training you should, but for crunches, pushups and the like it is your option. ...Read more

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Am I supposed to wear postoperative blue shoe in bed?

Need to ask: Your surgeon what they expect. Personally, I have never made any of my patients do this, but would still ask the doc first. ...Read more

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Shoes (Tip)

Good supportive shoes are important. Foot exam appropriate for any medical condition such as diabetes. ...See more