A few weeks into quarantining, lots of people began to notice something off about their feet. They developed arch pain, plantar fasciitis or heel issues or found their existing foot problems exacerbated. The culprit? Not wearing any shoes all day. Now that we know the importance of wearing supportive house shoes whenever possible, many are wondering what else they can do to improve the health of their feet.
So we checked in with Dr. Jackie Sutera, DPM, a Vionic Innovation Lab member, and Brian Hoke, a sports physical therapist, for their recommendations. Lucky for everyone, improving the strength of your feet is actually super easy to do. Here’s what they suggest.