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Technica Hiking Boots
Depends: Boots have a lot of lead content if there is concern about radiation exposure. Steel toed boots are heavy because it protects your toes and foot. My medical boots are light, so it depends on your style and functionality. ...Read more
No: The leather was saturated with chromic acid during the tanning process and washing just takes out those on the surface area. As time goes by, the level of chromate may decline. Try wearing a thick cotton sock to prevent your sweat which may leach out the chrome form the leather if you must wear them. ...Read more
What damage to your neck when stomped on by large man wearing boots when your face down on the ground?
Combat Boots?: What effect are you trying to achieve by wearing the boots? It begs the question as to just what kind of boots are you wearing that you would have this concern. ...Read more
Please clarify: Would you please clarify or restate your question? ...Read more
Perhaps the boots: Offer better support than the shoes you are wearing. ...Read more
I think it might be from the long socks I wear with my work boots. Cutting off circulation. Never had this problem before, comes with age I guess?
Probably not socks: It takes pretty tight socks to cut off circulation (like the compression hose/socks patients wear to decrease leg swelling). It's safest to see a primary care doctor (bring the socks and shoes) and let the doctor decide if the problem is the socks or possibly another cause of legs swelling or poor circulation in the legs (such as heart, kidney, arterial, or hormonal problems). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer