Most people have no understanding of the harmful effects on their general health may be caused by wearing improperly fitted shoes Most of the mobility issues seen in older adults, as well as those in nursing homes have been caused by years of feet neglect and tight fitting and uncomfortable footwear. Wearing uncomfortable shoes can lead to problems such as ingrown toenails, callouses and bunions, it can have an even profound effect on your overall health; especially your back.
Birkenstock shoes are the best way to practice good foot health and prevent foot ailments and pain down the road. Birkenstocks let the feet rest in a natural and proper alignment; this means total comfort for feet and body, not to mention the durability and the famous foot bed…unmatched by no other.
With over 200 years perfecting this foot bed, your feet will sit in perfect alignment.
The heel area is ample, as is the toe box, offering plenty of wiggle room where you need it. Birkenstocks are excellent for the relief of heel pain and discomfort. Your heel pain will lesson and eventually stop.The more you wear your Birkenstocks, the more comfortable they will feel.
As mentioned, the Birkenstock footbed molds to the shape your your foot, so the longer you wear your them, the more comfortable they will become. You will make this foot bed your own and if someone else tries on your shoes, they will not feel nearly as comfortable. You will have molded the footbed for yourself alone. Your footbed will be your footprint.
The foot beds are made of cork and leather mix allowing you plenty of ‘give’ as you walk with full support and comfort. The foot bed material also creates the perfect environment against sweat and fungus.
The Birkenstock uppers are made mostly of soft leather, suede, nubuk, or select man-made materials. They will never cause you painful rubbing or chafing. Birkenstock soles are created to absorb impact. They will reduce stress on your feet, heels, arches, ankles, legs and spine. Whichever Birkenstock style you choose, you will get all of these benefits of two hundred years of Birkenstock refinement in every single shoe they offer and every step you take.