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When it comes to secondhand shopping, there’s undoubtedly a market for shoes. In fact, according to the area manager for Buffalo Exchange consignment stores in New York, Alyson Lutynski, footwear is one of the chain’s best-selling category of items. The thought of slipping into another person’s shoes may seem gross to some, but according to California-based podiatrist Diane Koshimune, DPM most shoppers have little reason to be concerned about their health being affected in doing so. 
 
Dr. Diane Koshimune
 
 
“The safety of wearing used shoes should be considered carefully in high-risk patients who are immunocompromised [or have a reduced ability to fight off infections],” said Dr. Koshimune. “However, gently used shoes that have been properly cleaned and deodorized should not negatively impact the foot health of a new owner.”
 
Source: Samantha Peters, Footwear News 
 
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.

 

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Academy Clinics has a special interest in high quality custom orthotics.

 

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