Is It Really Your Shoes Causing Your Bunions?

What You, Especially Runners, Should Know About the” Rest of The Story.” You most likely were not born with bunions.  They typically developed over time. Bunions develop from what is thought to be abnormal forces upon the big toe joint.  Yes, stilettos and tight shoes can enhance them, but are the shoes the real cause? […]

Wish You Could Wear Sandals All Year Long?

Visit ArchMasters today! Many people do. They enjoy the feeling of freedom. They also know that the ideally fit, functional enclosed shoe that can also prevent problems and painis difficult to find.  Those inhibited by this seasonal transition typically are people who suffer with things such as swelling or edema, neuropathy, protruding bunions or hammertoes, and other […]

Neuroma – Getting a wider pair of shoes may not help your Morton’s Neuroma

Recovery & scars from Morton’s Neuroma Surgery (Photo credit: chrisfreeland2002) Neuromas of the feet can be pain free or so painful they cause you to stop what you’re doing and even have to get off your foot, remove your shoe and rub it to try and find relief. They are frequently found in women, although […]

Five Tips for Ideal Fit

English: Red High Heel Pumps (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Some studies indicate that up to 80% of the population is wearing shoes that are too small.  Wearing shoes that are too small can lead to a plethora of foot pathologies including bunions, hammertoes, Morton’s neuroma, metatarsalgia, etc.  Bottom line, PAIN. How could so many people wear […]