Foot Care
October 24, 2017

Are flip-flops bad for your feet?

They’re cheap, easy to slip on, and certainly help keep your toes cool on scorching hot days. The bad news though, is that flip-flops aren’t the most sensible and safest choice of footwear. These shoes are flimsy and provide little to no protection for your feet, making you vulnerable to foot pain, muscle fatigue, blisters, hammer toes, and injury. Because of their lack of support, flip-flops can even change your natural gait (the way you walk), which can cause problems for your knees, hips and back. What’s more, they’re a breeding ground for bacteria. Researchers at the University of Miami…
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