The importance of footwear for optimal body alignment
Our feet are the foundation of our body and the footwear we wear has a direct impact on the alignment of our joints and muscles. Wearing the wrong type of footwear or wearing inferior shoes that do not fit properly can lead to a host of problems, such as pain and inflammation, and will not offer the support you require for healthy body alignment.
For shoes that are worn all day like work boots or work shoes, it is vital to wear quality, correctly fitting footwear to assist with maintaining proper body alignment and overall foot and leg health.
The first aspect to consider is the type of shoe. Different types of shoes are designed for different activities and environments, and it is essential to select the right shoe for the task at hand. Athletic or running shoes are designed for high impact and provide the lightweight cushioning needed for those short term activities. Work shoes and work boots are specifically designed to offer long term, low impact, shock absorbing properties and firm structure to support the foot, legs and back for long periods of wear and for walking vast distances.
Fit is another very important aspect of proper shoe selection. Shoes that are too tight or too loose can cause blisters and other foot problems. Ill fitting shoes can also lead to pain and discomfort in the feet, legs and even the lower back. Properly fitting shoes should have enough room in the toe box to allow the toes to move freely and should also offer contour and support in the arch and heel areas.
Proper footwear is especially important for those with pre existing foot conditions, such as plantar fasciitis or bunions. These conditions can be exacerbated by improper footwear, and it is essential to choose shoes that provide the necessary support and cushioning.
Quality, correctly fitting, fit-for-purpose shoes play a crucial role in maintaining proper body alignment and overall foot and leg health. Our she wear footwear is designed specifically for all day wear .. even our fashion styles! Our footwear is designed "from the ground up" to suit the shape of a woman's foot (yep, our feet are anatomically different to mens!) and all our styles offer bio mechanical footbeds to cradle your foot, shock absorbing midsoles to cushion against impact, slip resistant outsoles to safeguard against slips and falls and a range of specifications to keep you safe, comfortable and protected. We also design different styles to cater for different foot widths - we don't have a "one style fits all" approach!
At she wear, we are passionate about helping you find the best shoes for you! It's so important to invest in the right footwear, as good shoes can help prevent injuries and improve your overall wellbeing. Healthy shoes = healthy you!