Worn out bottom sole of running shoes

How to Know When to Replace Your Footwear

Replacing your shoes regularly is an important component of maintaining good foot health. Many of us wear shoes past their “expiration” date simply because we don’t know what to look for!  As a general rule of thumb, shoes should be replaced every 8-12 months for most people or every 500-700 kilometres for running shoes. Some shoes will last longer, and…

Shoe Spotlight: New Balance 840

The New Balance 840 is a well cushioned walking shoe that offers some great structural features for a variety of foot types. With an all-leather upper, this shoe provides heel to toe cushioning with a strong, stable and durable outsole. Unlike running shoes, walking shoes tend to have more material underneath the midfoot (where your…

Daily footcare for people with Diabetes

Preventative footcare is one of the best ways to avoid diabetic foot complications. People with Diabetes are more likely to develop complications as time goes on, usually due to the gradual changes in vascular (blood flow) and neurological (nerve supply) status. As time goes on, people with Diabetes are more likely to experience peripheral neuropathy. This…