It may sound a bit backward but stiff shoes are good. Most of the time, we think if we’re having foot pain or issues that a softer shoe will help.
And in some cases, it will. It always depends on the person.
But in general, stiff shoes are a good thing.
Think of shoes as the foundation to support your feet.
If you build a house and put the foundation on soft ground, or sand, then you’re house is going to have A LOT of problems.
The same goes for your feet.
Soft shoes are like a weak foundation.
So stiff shoes will be better for most people out there.
Now, when we say “stiff” we don’t mean stiff as a board, with no flex.
We mean shoes that offer solid support.
And in the video above you’ll see what type of shoes are good, plus you’ll see how important these stiffer shoes are in keeping your feet supported, happy, and healthy.
Lastly, if you’re having foot pain and need help determining what the issue is and want to alleviate that pain then schedule an appointment below.