Category Archives : Blisters

5 tips: choose the right work boot

A good, comfortable pair of work boots will prevent injuries and foot problems such as: bunions, corns, calluses, hammertoes, and plantar fascia. Thankfully, the days of high hard steel cap boots are over, but there are still some important factors to consider if you want to keep your feet healthy. #1: SAFETY FIRST Be aware […]

Stock up on socks! Keep your feet covered!

While some may find it trendy to wear their loafers or boating shoes with no socks, this can be harmful for the overall health of your feet. Other than the obvious; stinky shoes and horrible foot odour that goes along with going sockless, there are various health benefits to wearing socks that many people are […]

Bests Sports Shoes for New Zealand Kids

Kiwis are renowned for their love of sports and adventure. Our future generation of athletes are running around on the playground at this very moment. Kids love to run. Those of us who constantly ran barefoot may be suffering the consequences now. Let’s protect those precious tootsies and provide them with the proper running shoes. […]

Are Your Feet Killing You?

People often underestimate just how important it is to pay attention to our feet. Sure, some people will splurge on a pedicure in the summer, but often ignore more serious issues. The average person will walk over 185,075 kilometers in a lifetime. Our feet endure tremendous amounts of pressure and rarely get the attention that […]

Those Boots Are Made For Walking But It Doesn’t Have to Hurt!

Autumn is a time when many New Zealanders like to hike or tramp, and enjoy the breath-taking scenery our country is so blessed with. The weather is cooler and as the leaves turn, the autumn colours are a sight to behold. It would be such a shame for the joys of tramping to be spoiled […]

Back To School – What To Look For When Buying School Shoes

It’s back to school season people – yes, the place where everyone gets a bargain and other such stores have gone from shouting out about New Year sales to shouting out about “Back To School”! And as it’s the beginning of a new year, many of you will be dealing with that whole transition from […]

Beware of Blisters This Summer

For all of their strappy and colorful cuteness, summer sandals have one major downside – blisters… When temperatures heat up, your feet swell and sweat, which can cause friction against your shoes — even comfy ones — and painful, fluid-filled sacs can develop. So, with prevention being the best cure, what’s the best way to […]