A Dr. Comfort® classic sneaker that keeps getting better and better.
Whether living with diabetes or other foot health conditions, our goal here at Dr. Comfort® is to provide you with comfortable, no-bulk, attractive shoes that can help protect your feet. A shoe that helps prevent skin irritation and is easy to put on is a must. And we are proud to carry the Performance and Refresh athletic shoes that provide fashion and function to make your life easier and feet more comfortable.
Your feet carry you throughout the day, so why do many people forgo foot health? In fact, 77% of Americans have foot issues, and only 1/3 actually do something about it, according to the American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA). It’s important to keep in mind that foot health care is an essential component of your overall health plan.
Did you know that your feet combined contain more than 50 bones, which accounts for about one-fourth of all the bones in your body, according to the American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA)? Also, your feet together have 60 joints and more than 200 muscles, tendons, and ligaments that hold them together and help them move. With so many bones, joints, muscles, tendons, and ligaments, your foot health is important to move daily.
For such a small part of the human body, your feet play a dominant role. Just walking around with many pounds placed on them can put a lot of wear and tear on them. So, it’s a good idea to pay attention to your feet to help prevent pain or infection. Continue reading
The winter boots are back in the closet, and the sandals are out ready for wear: Summer is here!
During summer, people tend to head outdoors and sometimes bare their feet, but summer does bring some challenges to our feet. Foot health is essential year-round, especially if you expose your feet during the warm weather. Do you know how to protect your feet during summer? Continue reading
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!