Flat shoes are popular with office workers
Flat shoes are popular with office workers. The bottom is thin and does not absorb shock and can easily hurt feet
is not just high heels, many seemingly safe shoes also hurt your feet, such as "flat shoes" (flat shoes) popular among female office workers.
Observing female office workers, you will find that there are fewer people wearing high heels than expected. Instead, they are replaced by various flat shoes with thin soles like ballet shoes. But not choosing flat shoes can hurt your feet.
The main problem of flat shoes is that the soles are thin and there is no "midsole", so the shock absorption function of shoes is missing, and sometimes it is equivalent to walking barefoot on the ground. Many women start to have heel pain after walking for a long time; some people have problems with their walking posture, landing on the soles of their feet, they will also have pain in the forefoot, and long-term plantar fasciitis will occur. At the time of diagnosis, you need to see the patient's walking posture to know where the problem is. You can't just treat the symptoms and not the root cause.
In addition, many cheap shoes are made of very hard materials, and it doesn’t take long for them to wear heels, insteps, etc., and tear them every step of the way. Observe carefully that some women will put an OK band on their heels, and eventually blisters or abnormal growth will be formed. This is because flat shoes have shallow mouths, the insteps do not have straps to help fix the feet, and the heels keep rubbing up and down, which is more likely to happen.
Except for the heel, each person has a different foot shape. Some people have more convex bones. Wearing flat shoes or high heels with narrow lasts can cause calluses on the toe joints.
Some people want to rely on arch pads or insoles to relieve foot pain. But the effect is not great. Because the heel covering is not high enough, the insole is thickened, and the heel is easy to run out; some foot pain is caused by the structure of the foot, especially the rotation of the forefoot, which causes the arch to collapse when bearing weight. The arch pad allows the arch of the foot to prop up, but instead pulls on the plantar fascia, making the pain worse.
Therefore, when choosing "flat shoes", the sole should not be too thin. It is better to choose a thick sole or a low heel; the upper should also try to find a shoe that can cover the forefoot; the insole should not be added, and the foot should be replaced first. If your shoes continue to be painful, first consult a doctor to understand the main cause of your foot pain, and then see if there is any suggestion to buy insoles. Experts suggest that thin-soled flat shoes are best worn as indoor casual shoes. If you are walking for a long time outside, it is best to abandon flat shoes.