Proper Fitting Shoes
Selecting a shoe that fits properly is critical.
Over 80% percent of consumers don't wear shoes
that fit correctly. Shoes that don't fit
cause a variety of problems ranging from blisters, corns
and calluses, to foot, leg and back pain.
Sizes may vary among shoe brands and styles.
Don't select shoes by the size, judge the shoe
by how it fits on your foot.
Select a shoe that mimics the shape of your
Have your feet measured regularly. The size of
your feet may change as you grow older.
Have both feet measured. Most people have one
foot larger than the other. Fit to the largest
Fit at the end of the day when your feet are
Stand during the fitting process and check
that there is adequate space (3/8 to 1/2 inch)
for your longest toe at the end of each shoe.
Make sure the ball area of your foot fits into the
widest part of the shoe.
Do not purchase shoes that feel too tight,
and expect them to stretch to fit correctly.
Your heel should fit comfortable in the shoe
with a minimum amount of slippage.
Walk in the shoe to make sure the shoe fits and
feels right. Fashionable shoes can be
At Diabetic and Comfort Shoes each shoe is
carefully reviewed and selected by our trained
medical staff to provide the best quality and