Monthly Archives: May 2016


    Posted on May 8, 2016 by rajeev in Types of Footwear.

    Its origin is attributed to the Irish and Scottish farmers, which designed their perforated holes to obtain a better ventilation, but in the mid 19th century, the designs were refined with high quality leathers, so they becoming been used by Edward VIII, Prince of Wales, he used to wear them when he went to play […]

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  • Shoe Construction

    Posted on May 7, 2016 by rajeev in FootWear.

    All shoes have a sole, which is the bottom of a shoe, in contact with the ground. Soles can be made from a variety of materials, although most modern shoes have soles made from natural rubber, polyurethane, or polyvinyl chloride (PVC) compounds. Soles can be simple -a single material in a single layer – or […]

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  • Heel Pain

    Posted on May 7, 2016 by rajeev in Foot Health.

    Heel Pain – Definition Heel pain is a common condition in which weight bearing on the heel causes extreme discomfort. Cause There are two different categories of heel pain. The first is caused by over-use repetitive stress which refers to a soreness resulting from too much impact on a specific area of the foot. This […]

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  • Hammer Toes (Claw Toes)

    Posted on May 6, 2016 by rajeev in Foot Health.

      Hammer Toes (Claw Toes) – Definition A hammer toe is a toe that is contracted at the PIP joint (middle joint in the toe), potentially leading to severe pressure and pain. Ligaments and tendons that have tightened cause the toe’s joints to curl downwards. Hammer toes may occur in any toe except the big […]

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