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How do I choose a sandal or shoe for ankle instability and/or arthritis?

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In brief: Couple of things

Sandles are not good because they do not give support to the foot and ankle.
You need a sturdy shoe that gives good suport to the arch to help stabilize the foot. A high top above the ankle shoe would really be best.

In brief: Couple of things

Sandles are not good because they do not give support to the foot and ankle.
You need a sturdy shoe that gives good suport to the arch to help stabilize the foot. A high top above the ankle shoe would really be best.
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Dr. Arnold Beresh
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Dr. Bruce Rothschild
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

In brief: Supportative

Sandels won't. Shoes need to provide support, restore normal anatomy and relieve pain.
A podiatrist may be quite helpful.

In brief: Supportative

Sandels won't. Shoes need to provide support, restore normal anatomy and relieve pain.
A podiatrist may be quite helpful.
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
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