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Dr. Comfort Blog

Keeping feet happy and healthy since 2002.

  1. Top Dr. Comfort® Shoe Picks

    At Dr. Comfort®, we believe in comfortable, quality footwear. That’s why we use high-quality material and construct shoes to help provide comfort to your feet. Whether you’re looking for a casual shoe for work, something dressy for a special occasion, or something to wear during activity or to run around town, we’ve got a shoe for you. Continue reading

  2. How to Care for Dr. Comfort® Shoes

     

    Caring for Your Dr. Comfort® Shoes

    Not all shoes are created the same, therefore you can’t treat them the same. Caring for a stretch Lycra® shoe is not the same as a leather shoe. However, each shoe needs proper care and maintenance. Properly cleaning your shoes can help prevent damage to your footwear and help keep them lasting a little longer. From athletic and sandals to casual and dress, here’s how to care for your Dr. Comfort® shoes. Continue reading

  3. Gear to Get You Moving

    Gear to Move

    Whether you’ve been active in the past or not, it’s not too late to start now. So, find the gear to get you moving. Continue reading

  4. 4 Tips to Winterize Your Boots and Protect Your Feet

    Winterize Your Boots

    Whether it’s water, dirt or snow, winter is hard on your shoes—especially your boots.

    Boots are great to wear in cold weather because of their durable rubber sole which helps prevent slippage on wet or icy surfaces. However, because they are worn and trekked through wet, dirty terrain, they tend to wear more easily. And while leather boots are stylish, if left damp and untreated, moisture can seep inside your shoe affecting the inside of the boot and can leave your foot cold and wet.

    To winterize your favorite boots, and protect your feet from getting cold and wet, here are a few recommendations. Continue reading

  5. Fascinating Foot Facts

    Foot Facts

    At Dr. Comfort®, we’re experts in comfortable footwear that address a number of foot-related medical issues. We’re obviously big fans of feet. Whether you love them or hate them, feet are fascinating. While we usually focus on foot health, we wanted to dive into some interesting facts about feet.

    The human foot has been growing progressively larger over the years. In the 1960s for example, the average shoe size for a woman in the US was 6.5. Now the average size is between an 8.5 and 9!

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  6. The History of Sneakers

    History of Shoes

    Look around you; chances are at least several people in your general vicinity are wearing sneakers. At Dr. Comfort®, many of our top-rated shoes are sneakers. But how did the shoe synonymous with comfort come to be? Take a look:

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  7. Foot Care Tips for the Convention Goer

    Convention Foot Care

    Maybe you work in sales, or maybe you don’t, but either way, it’s likely that you’ve been to trade shows or conventions. According to the Convention Industry Council, 205 million people in the United States attend conventions, conferences, congresses, trade shows and exhibitions each year. Conventions are essential to gaining new knowledge in your field, networking with cross-country colleagues, and promoting your company and/or products, and, while all are beneficial, conventions can do a number on your body, particularly on your feet.

    Exhibit halls are very, very long with concrete floors providing little support. In fact, the largest convention center in North America, McCormick Place in Chicago, IL is 2,670,000 sqft! Chances are that if you’re on the floor, whether you’re an exhibitor or attendee, you’re on your feet. All day. This not only causes foot pain but soreness in your knees, hips, back, and shoulders, but makes those long hours seem even longer. To help you keep your convention experience pain-free, here are some helpful foot care tips for before, during and after your day on the trading floor.

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  8. Tips for Happy Summer Feet

    Tips for Happy Summer Feet

    Summer time is when your toes come out to play! From beach days to summer sandals, your feet are as out-and-about as you are. But with that come some risks, especially for diabetics.
    Extreme heat can cause foot swelling and/or dryness. Walking barefoot can lead to puncture wounds, blisters, etc. Before you toss those flip flops, we’ve got some tips for keeping your feet happy and healthy all summer long.

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  9. Welcome to the Dr. Comfort® Blog!

    Welcome to the Dr. Comfort® Blog!

    Here at Dr. Comfort®, our goal is to help make life easier for people living with diabetes and other conditions affecting the feet.

    That’s why we launched our blog. A place where you can find all sorts of information to help you improve your lifestyle, whether it’s discovering new products or learning more about foot health. Continue reading

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