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SOCK SNEAKERS PROVIDE NO SUPPORT AND SHOULD BE AVOIDED

 
When it comes to fashion—footwear specifically—the style pendulum continues to shift toward shoes that are stylish and comfortable. While it’s brilliant in theory to bop around in cool trainers as opposed to stilettos, there’s one seemingly comfy on-trend sneaker silhouette that may be the worst for your feet, causing long-term painful effects. And we went straight to the expert—Gotham Footcare founder Miguel Cunha, DPM to weigh in further.
 
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Dr. Miguel Cunha
 
 
When chatting about footwear styles that should actually be avoided, he called out sock sneakers. “While they may feel comfortable snugging the top of your foot, they’re not advisable shoes because they provide no support to the top and outside of your foot, which can easily lead to an ankle sprain,” he explained. 
 
Source: Bobby Schuessler, Who What Wear [2/3/19]
 
Courtesy of Barry Block, editor of PM News.
 
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