Wearing the wrong size shoes are extremely uncomfortable and may cause brutal problems such as bunions or blisters. Finding the right size shoes for your feet is crucial when it comes to keeping your feet healthy. If wide feet are your concerns there are treatment options available.
How do I know if I have wide feet?
Simply measure the two widest parts of your feet and subtract 1/8 of an inch from the largest of the two. This number will indicate the width and check to see if your feet are wider than normal on this chart for men and women.
Shoes made for wide feet
Ever get tired of not being able to fit in the shoes that you wanted? There is a plethora of designer, brand named shoes made specifically for wide feet. You can stop and check out these shoes here, or continue reading for more options.
What are the risks of having wide feet?
If you absolutely cannot handle the discomfort your wide feet are giving you, or simply want narrower feet, you may want to consider corrective cosmetic foot surgery. More and more people turn to foot surgery to prevent worsening of the deformities that cause wide feet. Here are a list of foot ailments as examples that not only contribute to wide feet but are aggravated by wearing shoes that lack width and irritate the deformity causing further issues:
- Tailors Bunions or Bunionettes (occurring by the 5th toe as a painful bump of bone
- Foot pain
- Foot deformity
- Arthritis of the big toe joint
- Hallux Limitus (reduced big toe movement due to arthritis)
- Hallux Rigidus (inability to bend big toe joint due to arthritis)
Ultimate option for narrowing your feet and broadening its health
Cosmetic Functional foot surgery is becoming more common every day. Dr Kamran Jamshidinia of Jamfeet in Los Angeles provides safe functional cosmetic surgery to not only narrow your wide feet with aesthetic surgery but also to treat the underlying cause with corrective surgery to give a functional aesthetic result.