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What Types Of Shoes Should I Wear While Pregnant
Comfortable ones!: Our feet tend to swell and spread with the extra weight. Don't be surprised if your usual footwear becomes too tight. Heels can give you more backache problems because of the way you have to hold yourself when you have a big belly and breasts. Good supportive athletic shoes are your best bet. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
Extra support: at the ball of the foot. Avoid extremely flat or extra flexible shoes. You need extra cushion at the forefoot to elevate the bones and reduce pressure. ...Read more
Supportive shoe: As a rule, a thicker, stiffer soled shoe with good arch support is usually best. You need to match the shoe to the activity. Wear appropriate shoes and replace on a regular basis. Most people wear a shoe past it usefulness. If you are on your feet all day, then replacing at six months in not a bad habit to start. Dr l. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My index toe is tingling & burning after wearing a specific pair of flip-flops. I am not wearing the shoes anymore but what can I do 2 treat the toe?
Give it time: As long as you do not have an open sore there, it should resolve. This is probably caused by pressure on the joint at base of the toe or by a pinched nerve between the toes. If it does not improve with avoiding those flip flops, see a doctor. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My cool cool shoes: 9 month old will be cruising soon... But they do not require anything but comfortable flexible shoes (especially to match their outfit)! now, parents will place them in shoes for cold weather... Again - focus on comfort and highly flexible shoes and the correct fit. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
Varies with need: Toddlers will do well with rubber skid socks in the house if they wear anything. Outside they need protection from a variety of terrains so the choice may vary. The shoe should meet several basic criteria: Fit: roomy enough but not loose; Flex: flexible enough not to pinch or bind a growing foot; Breathable: avoid solid plastics - feet sweat; Sturdy enough for the terrain; not too heavy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Several points: Babies feet develop well when barefoot. If they are going into an area where their feet need protection, you follow basic needs:1.Sturdy enough for the terrain, 2. Flexible to cradle & move with the feet 3.A proper fit to avoid calluses or confining the foot 4. A material that will breathe enough for the skin to remain healthy. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
One that feels good: Having a good motion control shoe is a good start. Many times adding extra arch support is quite helpful. I would start with an otc support. There are many otc supports available. You need to find one that feels comfortable. Any change needs to be done gradually. Talk to a good running store. A custom orthotic is the best support. Talk to your foot specialists. Dr l. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What would be good socks to wear. I bought hanes socks and two months later they feel itchy every time i wear them. Do i need to wear 100% cotton.
Check your blend: Various materials can cause irritation to your skin. Wool will keep your feet warm, but they are quite itchy. Cotton indeed, would be a good choice. Also look in to "wicking" socks, which are actually a synthetic blend. The fibers are aligned as to draw moisture away from the skin. ...Read more
I have flat feet and hypermobility in them, got custom insoles which help when I have shoes on, but at home no shoes worn what can I do to stop pain?
Achilles tendinitis! been to doctor, please help, as i need to wear heels for a wedding in two weeks? What are ways to wear heels while having this condition?
See below: Wearing heels may be just fine since by elevating the heel you take pressure off of the achilles tendon, but it depends where the pain is. ...Read more
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