Crocs-lovers beware: your most comfortable shoes are not that great for your feet. Dr. Megan Leahy of Illinois Bone and Joint Institute was recently featured in The Huffington Post for her insight into those distinctive kicks. In a piece titled, “Here’s What Podiatrists Think of Your Crocs,” Dr. Leahy explains, “although Crocs offer nice arch support,” they fail to adequately secure the heel which can cause our toes to grip. Dr. Leahy says this can lead to “tendinitis, worsening of toe deformities, nail problems, corns and calluses. The same thing can happen with flip flops or any backless shoe as the heel is not secured.” Podiatrists across the board say Crocs are okay for short periods of time but, to avoid pain and injury, switch to a more supportive shoe to keep your feet happy. Read the rest of this article, here!
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