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Boots Made for COMFORT

Boots Made for COMFORT

Are Your Boots Made for Walking? Or Watching?
Nothing is worse than feeling you have to miss out on an activity in which you’d rather participate because your feet hurt! Winter weather is coming fast, that often means boots are part of active attire…

Making the New Normal EZ

Making the New Normal EZ

Making the “New Normal” as Safe and EZ as PossibleA Bob Dylan ballad in the sixties crooned, “The times, they are a-changin’ …” and that’s certainly true of these crazy, changing times we’re living through. One has only to glance at the headlines (and most of us are...

Children Without Instructions

Children Without Instructions

Children Don’t Come with Instructions — Especially When it Comes to Their Feet! As a parent, you have an extremely important job in raising your children. And almost every new parent has noticed at some point, that these precious little ones don’t come equipped with...

Aches vs. Pains

Aches vs. Pains

Aches? Or Pains? How to Tell the Difference and What They Mean No one’s making any accusations here, but some of us are guilty (you know who you are) of noticing … and perhaps complaining … about life’s aches and pains. It’s easy to fall into that habit, especially as...

High Arches are Highly Over-Rated

High Arches are Highly Over-Rated

You may have heard that high arches are good and assumed you don’t have to worry about foot problems if you have arches that are highly pronounced. But that’s not actually the case. Low arches (aka “flat feet”) may offer less stability, which can result in issues...

Are you Listening? Your Feet May be Talking!

Are you Listening? Your Feet May be Talking!

There’s an old song many of us learned as children that teaches, “the foot bone’s connected to the ankle bone, the ankle bone’s connected to the leg bone, the leg bone’s connected to the knee bone …” and on it goes. (https://youtu.be/dtjYAKeb9XI if you need to hear it...

Step Right This Way

Step Right This Way

Announcing Feet First When any new venture begins, you often hear the phrase: “Quality built in, from the ground up”, which is an appropriate cliché for building. It's also appropriate for a growing child because from the moment their feet touch the ground as they...

Our New Feet First Division by WalkEZstore

Our New Feet First Division by WalkEZstore

Do You Have Kids or Know Someone Who Does? Your Foot Health Began with your first steps...it begins with your child's first steps, too! As you may know, we have always focused on and cared about “kids” from 2 to 92 – (just having a little fun with you!) Seriously,...

HOW LONG SHOULD CUSTOM ORTHOTICS LAST?

HOW LONG SHOULD CUSTOM ORTHOTICS LAST?

Once you discover the joy and comfort of orthotics, you’ll probably wonder why you ever waited. This is a simple way to greatly improve the quality of your life and protect your feet. The next question you probably have is, how long do orthotics last and when should...

Has COVID-19 Quarantining Made Your Feet Hurt?

Has COVID-19 Quarantining Made Your Feet Hurt?

Have you noticed in this unusual Covid-19 time how many people around your neighborhood are eagerly walking and/or running for exercise? With all the local gyms and general health and wellness centers closed, people have migrated outside in their neighborhoods for...

Do Your Eyes Buy Your Shoes? (Part 3)

Do Your Eyes Buy Your Shoes? (Part 3)

(Read Part 1 of, “Do Your Eyes Buy Your Shoes?” here) (Read Part 2 of, “Do Your Eyes Buy Your Shoes?” here) ⦁ When trying to make your eyes happy as well as your feet it is best to pick your shoes first and then find the outfit to go with those shoes. If you do this...

Do Your Eyes Buy Your Shoes? (Part 2)

Do Your Eyes Buy Your Shoes? (Part 2)

(Read Part 1 of, "Do Your Eyes Buy Your Shoes?" here) It is vital to know your foot shape It is important to fit the shape of your foot with the toe box shape of the shoe. A foot with a taper toe shape will fit best in a pointier toe box shoe. These shoes are...

Do Your Eyes Buy Your Shoes? (Part 1)

Do Your Eyes Buy Your Shoes? (Part 1)

What your eyes like to see is not necessarily what your feet want to wear. When purchasing a pair of shoes do you let your eyes buy them or your feet? If you let your eyes buy them you may not be getting the shoes that your feet would prefer. If you know how to choose...

Ditch Your Flip Flops! Proper Shoes Are Cool!

Ditch Your Flip Flops! Proper Shoes Are Cool!

During summer you’ve probably noticed that flip flops seem to be the only type of shoe people wear, especially young people. Sure, flip flops come in assorted colors, so you can wear them with everything. And their low price means you can afford to own a closet full...

14 Foot Care Travel Tips for Happier Feet

14 Foot Care Travel Tips for Happier Feet

Are you ready for summertime travels and adventures? Maybe you’re planning a day of fun at an amusement park. Or, perhaps, you’re headed to a national or state park for a trek in the woods. Wherever your journey takes you – a bustling city, a quiet country retreat, or...

Aging Feet:  How Age Can Affect Your Feet

Aging Feet: How Age Can Affect Your Feet

As we age, we may notice little things occurring like gray hairs, wrinkles on our face, or difficulties reading. Aging can cause many different physical and mental changes. But did you know aging feet issues can occur, too? With aging, over time, general wear and tear...

Got Worn Out Shoes? Time for a Footwear Checkup!

Got Worn Out Shoes? Time for a Footwear Checkup!

Is it time to spruce up your home both indoors and out? While you’re tidying up, why not take the time to do a footwear checkup? Over time, the wear and tear on your shoes can wear them out. When that happens, it’s time to replace them. Otherwise, your worn out shoes...