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Biomechanists explore effect of obesity on falls

April 5, 2016

People who are obese fall and injure themselves at a higher rate than those who are normal weight and scientists and clinicians are working to identify the specific biomechanical variables involved in their falls in hopes of finding ways to prevent them. Identification of mediating factors as well as clinical interventions to help obese individuals safely recover from slips, trips and other falls are also key research goals.

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revere Comfort Sandals

April 5, 2016

Sandals from revere Comfort Shoes, designed and developed in Australia, are now available in the US market. Designed in collaboration with foot health experts, all revere sandals have removable polyurethane footbeds, extra depth to accommodate custom foot orthoses, and a cushioned heel

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Apex Spring Collection

April 5, 2016

Apex introduces its Spring Collection, designed to offer consummate style, superior comfort, and expert construction. Each pair is crafted with high-quality materials and engineered for agility and durability. The new collection includes a hiking boot version of the Ariya for men in black or brown, and three classic styles for men (the Classic Lace Boat Shoe in black or brown, the Classic Monk Strap in black, and the Classic Strap Boat Shoe in black or brown).

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Vionic Contoured Sandals

April 5, 2016

Vionic’s contoured sandals, according to a recent peer-reviewed study, are comparable in effectiveness to the company’s prefabricated foot orthoses for the short-term treatment of heel pain.

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Samuel Hubbard Shoes

April 5, 2016

Lightweight, comfortable, and crafted from high-quality leathers and materials from around the world, Samuel Hubbard shoes are designed for people who move, walk, work, live, and play. The generous design and toe box, silky glove leather lining, and easily removable memory foam insole make these shoes well suited for individuals who wear custom foot orthoses

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Salco 6 Slingback Sandal

April 5, 2016

Ideal for pairing with breezy summer dress­es, the new Salco 6 slingback sandal for women has woven its way into Arcopédico’s cork sole collection. The new Salco 6 san­dal features multitone inter­lacing soft nylon knit straps across the vamp along with heel and ankle straps for a secure, comfortable hold

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Pilgrim Shoes P3020

April 5, 2016

This spring Pilgrim Shoes introduces style P3020, a new addition to the company’s men’s and women’s Areni One collections. These shoes come with our signature stretchable leather uppers, combining the aesthetic appeal and durability of leather with the ability to accommodate forefoot deformities. Breathable panels along the sides of the shoe help promote air circulation to maintain a healthy in-shoe climate

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Ped-Lite Oliver

April 5, 2016

The Oliver, new from Ped-Lite, offers the benefits of a therapeutic shoe without sacrificing the appearance of a traditional boat shoe. Customers will initially notice the Oliver’s all-leather upper with wrap-around lacing that is typical of a classic boat shoe. The shoe also features 6/16″ of extra depth to accommodate custom foot orthoses, but 1/4″ of that extra depth is hidden inside the sole of the shoe; the result is an attractive style that looks like a true traditional boat shoe rather than a diabetic shoe

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Mephisto Maryse Sandal

April 5, 2016

New to the Mobils by Mephisto line of comfort footwear is the Maryse sandal for women, a slingback wedge sandal with a polyurethane outsole, nubuck upper, and three adjustable Velcro straps. A key feature of all Mobils footwear is the all-over soft padding—cushioning between the lining and the soft leather upper that is designed to pillow the feet. Mobils footwear also features soft-air technology in the midsole to minimize shock, which has benefits for the more proximal musculoskeletal structures in addition to the feet.

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Anodyne Sport Collection

April 5, 2016

Averaging around 7 oz per shoe (less than half a pound), “light is right” when it comes to Anodyne’s sport collection.

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