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If the Shoe Is On the Other Foot, Make It Quality

By Tom Herrin

When people decide to purchase new shoes, they often look for the latest thing.  Advertising can do wonders to make anything appear desirable.  Many people looking for some item of clothing choose whatever seems cool or attractive.  When they are buying shoes, most really like to be as comfortable as possible.  That comfort may only last for a short time if the shoes are poor quality.  A bad choice in shoes may cost in the way of back pain.  If the wrong shoes end up causing you back pain, a visit to a chiropractor may be the quickest path to relief.

The Right Shoes Can Make Life Better

When selecting shoes to buy, there are a few things that are critically important.  The shank is the part that really provides a barrier between the foot and the ground.  It is between the insole and the outer sole.  In something such as a flip-flop. There is usually no real shank.  As a result, the foot sinks down into the shoe and soon there is no support at all.  Another thing to consider is arch support.  It is recommended that shoes have three-arch support.  This can assure that the various parts of the foot are supported as needed.

Chiropractors Treat Pain

When people go to a chiropractor, they usually are given an adjustment in which the spine is gently manipulated so that it is restored to its proper position.  This can take the pressure off of the nerve that is causing the pain.  Since this is done naturally and without pain medication, there is no risk of addiction or side effects.  It can be a great start to a healthy lifestyle.  The chiropractor may suggest some exercises that can help to strengthen the muscles that support the injured joint.  They may also make recommendations as to what should be considered when buying shoes.

A Good Plan of Action Can Help

When people experience the relief that a chiropractor can provide, they often want more.  At The Joint Chiropractic, they have plans that are affordable for everyone.  No insurance is required, no appointments are necessary.  They are open days and evenings, weekdays and weekends at all of their more than 450 locations nationwide.  If you have back pain as a result of a poor choice in shoes, drop in at The Joint Chiropractic and get back to that regular activity tomorrow.

To learn more about your health, wellness, and fitness, see your local chiropractor at The Joint Chiropractic in Colorado Springs, Colo.

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