Saturday, July 19, 2014

Are You Wearing the Right Shoe Size?

Our feet are subject to overuse and abuse everyday. Imagine how we walk from places to places, stand for hours, and run in our high heeled shoes – all this while wearing probably the wrong shoe size!

Wear The Right Shoe Size

Wait, you’re wearing the wrong shoe size? According to The Wall Street Journal, a study in U. K. reveals that as many as half of women are wearing a shoe that doesn’t exactly fit. So if you’re experiencing constant pain on your feet, or been suffering from bruises and other discomforts because of your shoes, you might want to examine if you are of one those women who are into a wrong shoe size.

Here are some of the telltale signs that you have to watch out for.
•    Difficulty in wearing your shoes
•    Experiencing slight to extreme discomfort while walking
•    Feeling great relief when taking off your shoes
•    Getting bruises from tight straps
•    Your feet keep on sliding down when wearing high heels
•    Your toe fingers are starting to curl

Nowadays, there are a lot of fashionable wholesale shoes that are nice to look at, but are not exactly comfortable to wear. But aside from causing discomfort, wearing shoes in the wrong size can also cause different foot injury that can affect your everyday life.

Below is just some of the most result of wearing shoes with wrong shoe size.

1.    Bunions

According to, 88% of women wear the wrong sehoe size, and 55% of the ladies suffer with bunions. The most common cause of bunions is wearing shoes that are too tight on the toe box causing your feet to be squeezed into unnatural position. While it is important to measure the length of your feet, you should also remember to measure the width so you can wear your comfortably.

2.    Calluses and Corns

It’s your body’s natural defense mechanism against heavy friction and pressure. So if you’ve been seeing a lot of calluses on top or in between your toes, maybe it’s time to rethink the size of the shoes that you are wearing. Calluses may not be that painful but it can look ugly especially when it becomes dark and hard.

3.    Blisters

Do you have a tender skin on your toes that feels extremely painful when rubbed against the insides of your shoes? You’re probably suffering from blisters. Blisters are especially common when you’re wearing a new pair of shoes. However, a high quality shoe that actually fits should not cause you any pain and should give you a fashionable and comfortable experience. Tip: Don’t count on your shoes stretching. Buy the right shoe size and enjoy wearing your shoes.

How about you? Are you wearing the right shoe size?

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