The good news is that because a boot offers support on both sides, these are a great option for people who have weaker ankles but still want the height, says Pensacola, Florida podiatrist Grace Torres-Hodges, DPM, a spokesperson for the APMA.
|Dr. Grace Torres-Hodges
Sizes can be different across brands, so if possible, Torres-Hodges recommends buying two or three pairs of the same shoe online and trying them home at the end of the day when feet are typically their biggest. Though this sounds excessive, she notes that many online stores have generous return policies, since they expect buyers to do this.
Source: Jessica Migala, Women's Health [8/23/17]
Courtesy of Barry Block, editor of PM News.
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