Everything You Should Know about Orthopedic Shoes
Orthopedic shoes are recommended by doctors for people suffering with ankle or foot pain, frequent leg sprains, and foot disorders. The unique design of orthopedic footwear facilitates better blood flow to the feet and reduces swelling and pain. These shoes, as a result, are ideal for people suffering from chronic pain. Looking at the stats, more than 75% of Americans suffer for some kind of foot pain at some point in their life. The occurrence is more or less the same for other countries and the growth of sedentary lifestyle is only facilitating the condition to worsen. While the elderly is more likely to develop the condition, chronic foot pain has even been reported among kids below the age of 5 years.
Orthopedic shoes make walking more comfortable, helping you have more energy in the legs and feet. Contrary to the popular belief, several footwear manufacturers are even coming up with trendy designs for orthopedic shoes, making them a convenient item to be worn at all times. At ActiveForever, you’ll see a vast selection of orthopedic shoes across all age groups and genders.
Orthopedic Shoes for Women
Women of all ages should switch to comfortable orthopedic footwear early on. Even if they don’t have a chronic condition yet, an orthopedic shoe should be worn for a healthier lifestyle. The Ortho Feet Women’s Elastic Spandex Orthopedic Shoes for instance presents a comfortable combination of spandex and synthetic leather. This footwear is highly breathable and comes with a cushioned sole to facilitate walking on all types of surfaces. These shoes can easily be you’re a regular part of your wardrobe for leisure or the workplace. A different form of orthopedic footwear is the Black & Pearl Reflexology Sandals. Wear them while taking your dog for a walk, visiting the nearby mall, or walking your kids to school. Developed according to an ancient Chinese and Egyptian science of Reflexology and Acupuncture, this pair of sandals has a proven healing power. They will improve blood circulation in the feet, relieve frequent headaches, leg cramps, and can improve overall health throughout the entire body.
Orthopedic Shoes for Men
Men can choose from large collection of orthopedic shoes from ActiveForever. Each of the designs has been developed by keeping in mind the special requirements of the individual. The Orthofeet Mens Black Leather Orthopedic Lace Boots for instance are recommended for patients suffering from diabetes. A cushioned sole and collared padding facilitates airflow while allowing beneficial blood circulation throughout the feet. Further, they can be worn at any occasion, such as in the workplace or at home. For the more athletic individual, Orthofeet presents the Orthofeet Mens Laced Orthopedics Athletic Shoes which are high stretchable and made from genuine leather; Not only are they comfortable, but are also stylish.
Those who recently had surgery or have an injury on their toe or forefoot may be required by their doctor to wear specialized shoes like the Ortho Wedge Healing Shoe. They speed the healing process by keeping pressure off of the affected area. The thick, angled sole shifts your body weight back to the mid-foot and heel. They are easily put on and taken off with a strap that goes around the ankle. The Advantage Mesh Top Post Operative Shoe allows those recovering from foot surgery or with diabetic foot ulcers to protect the wound from further injury while allowing proper circulation. The upper part of the shoe is made from breathable mesh and semi-rigid sole provides medial and lateral stability.
ActiveForever carries many styles of orthopedic footwear to keep your feet healthy and free from pain.
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The Toe Hold is a splint designed with a hook and loop toe strap that can be adjusted to each user's needs. Ideal for those with first MPJ realignment or stabilization needs, the Toe Hold can be also used to achieve minor bunion correction non-surgically.Learn More
The WalkFit Platinum Orthotic Shoe Insoles help protect your feet, legs and spine from the shock of running, walking and playing sports. Durable and comfortable, these orthotic insoles effectively distribute weight evenly over the foot to help increase overall foot support. Each insole includes three inserts: Low, Medium and High with the height written on the back, and offers superior comfort designed to accommodate various foot shapes and sizes.Learn More
The Ankle Foot Orthosis Rigid is an ankle support brace designed specifically for those with dorsal or anterior nerve injuries. Ideal for treating conditions such as Charcot and Drop Foot, the AFO Rigid orthopedic brace is applied externally to help relieve pain while supporting the weak extremities. This Rigid AFO provides users with mediolateral support for ankle instability as well as resistance to mild extensor spasticity. Ideal for both men and women, this brace can be worn with any type of shoe for all day comfort and support; buy the Ankle Foot Orthosis Rigid today from ActiveForever!Learn More
The Ankle Foot Orthosis Semi Rigid is an orthopedic brace designed for individuals with dorsal or anterior nerve injuries as well as those who have conditions such as Charcot and Drop Foot. This orthotic device provides mediolateral support for ankle instability as it is applied externally and can be worn inside of any shoe.Learn More
The Ankle Foot Orthosis Swedish is ankle brace designed to provide users with static dorsiflextion assistance, lateral foot and ankle stability for weak extremities as well as resistance to mild extensor spasticity. Easy to use and comfortable to wear, this brace fits into virtually any shoe and features a customizable foot plate that can be trimmed to the user's specifications. The open heel and calf design eliminates skin rashes and blisters while the padded calf portion offers users superior comfort and support. Buy the Ankle Foot Orthosis Swedish today from ActiveForever!Learn More
The Bauerfeind ViscoPed Insoles are a special elevated pad that helps support and stabilize the foot. This non-slip sole-length shoe inserts help reduce impact on the ankles, knees, hips and spine and help reduce pain associated with plantar, forefoot and toe deformities and arthralgia.Learn More
The Bauerfeind ViscoPed S Insoles are designed to help reduce impact loads and relieve pain in the ankle, knee, hip and spine. Comfortable and long lasting, the Bauerfeind ViscoPed S Insoles are slightly contoured to provide users with a gentle arch support, and are great for treating various ailments including joint and back pain, plantar pain, forefoot and toe deformities and pressure redistribution.Learn More