Articles about sandals

Show Your Toes: Summer switch from socks, shoes to sandals, flip-flops

By Dr Alexandra Buk With summer upon us, many of us are ready to shed those heavy shoes and socks and switch to sandals and flip-flops. But over the winter months, corns and callouses may have developed on our feet and toes. See also the Doctor’s article about sandals from last summer. Corns and callouses […]

Summer Foot Care and Sandal Tips

By Dr Alexandra Buk Summertime is here, and so are the sunny days splashing in pools, boating, fishing and relaxing by the lake. As many outdoor enthusiasts know, summer can cause some extra wear and tear on the body. Educated consumers usually protect themselves by purchasing sunscreen, lip balms, and sunglasses. But many of us […]

Summer Foot Safety

Footworks July 2009 What To Do About Splinters The warm, sunny weather is an invitation for us to shed our shoes and socks and run barefoot. But doing so can be risky since running or walking can lead to problems for your feet. Needles, broken glass, small tacks, hairs, or splinters of wood can be […]

Sandal Savvy

Here are a few tips on finding and fitting those hot weather sandals: Shop for your sandals at midday or towards evening. Feet tend to swell during the day, so it makes sense to fit new footwear when your feet are at their largest. Don’t just put on one shoe when testing. Put them both […]

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