Are Uggs Bad for Your Feet?

Chances are, you’ve already taken out your Uggs or other fur-lined boots. The warm, fuzzy shoes are so appealing when the weather is so cold. Some like to wear them for their warmth, some love being able to easily slip them on, and others think they are cute, albeit chunky. They can surely make good […]

Footwear for Older Adults

Falls are the leading cause of injuries for older adults. As seniors become older, they can develop difficulty in maintaining balance and slower reflexes. Additionally, they are afflicted by painful conditions such as arthritis and osteoporosis, making it more likely for them to experience pain or break a brittle bone. Since a fall can limit […]

Wear Water Shoes at the Water Park

With the summer heat at a constant high, your children may be asking, no, begging you to take them to the water park. After they’ve done enough good deeds and chores to convince you to take them to water park fun, make sure that with all else, you pack (or purchase) everyone’s water shoes! You’ve […]

Choosing your Hiking Shoes

Have you picked up an interest in hiking lately? Perhaps you are thinking of challenging yourself further by choosing more extensive and rough trails. You’re probably searching online to find the best hiking shoes. As you begin your quest to become the ultimate hiker, we at Fords Foot and Ankle Care would like to suggest […]

The Pros and Cons of Crocs

There has been a lot of attention in the media lately about whether or not Crocs are appropriate for everyday wear. Originally designed for boating, Crocs have gained in popularity as essential summer footwear. Known for their lightweight, grip, and odor-resistance, Crocs are used in a variety of settings, both professional and recreational, including hiking, […]

Proper Shoes for the Gym

Looking to buy some new shoes for your gym training routine? Cross-trainers are probably the best type of footwear for various exercises, including running, jumping, and lifting. These shoes are helpful in preventing many foot and ankle issues because of their attributes which include: good grip, durable and cushioned insoles, flexible and sturdy material, heel […]

Flip-flopping Your Way Through Summer?

For many, the summer heat makes wearing flip-flops very enticing. Recently, you’ve started to see them not just at the pool, but all over the place – even schools and supermarkets. They’re iconic symbols of casual summertime living, but are they the best footwear for you and your children? In our blog posts and patient […]