Sneakers are cooler than ever, but wearing your most fashionable pair to pound the pavement could set you up for blisters at best, and injury at worst. "Fitness levels, age, and foot type can make whatever is appropriate for your feet different from what your friend wears," says New York City-based podiatrist Jacqueline Sutera, DPM, who notes that flat feet require more structured, motion-controlling sneakers, while arched feet need more support and cushioning.
Source: Jenna Autuori Dedic, Cosmopolitan
Courtesy of Barry Block, editor of PM News.
Brought to you by Doctor John A. Hardy, owner of Toronto's foot clinic, Academy Foot and Orthotic Clinics.