When Pretty Shoes Turn Cruel

New York Times – published: September 20, 2003 There has been a lot of weather going on in New York this year, most of it wet. Not to mention the big blackout. What all these things had in common was the fact that it was almost impossible to deal with them in high-heeled shoes. The […]

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Custom Molded Shoes: CUTE can happen

73 year old female with diabetes presented with feelings of frustration that she is unable to do what she wants in her retirement because of her feet.  After evaluation and assessment we agreed to prioritize her desires: 1.  Reduce pre-ulcerative calluses at balls of feet, currently endangering her health 2.  Accommodate her different sized feet […]

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Giesswein Slippers provide Comfort & Support

Beautiful craftsmanship on boiled wool lodge shoes and slippers are beautiful for another reason:  they help prevent falls!  Contoured footbeds support arches of the feet to provide greater balance and stability, a key to fall prevention.  Most falls occur in homes with worn, slick slippers on OR in stocking feet.  Older feet are often tender […]

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Custom Made Therapeutic Footwear for Club Foot

66 year old male born with LEFT club foot had multiple surgeries before age 25 and the foot’s shape was greatly improved according to his report. LEFT foot has deformities  still on the lateral side at cuboid and 5th metatarsal head (ball of foot behind baby toe).  He endured painful calluses for years before using […]

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Cute Shoe Rescue: Camuto Made Super Comfortable!

High Fashion can be made comfortable with our Cute Shoe Rescue! Upper: Original shoes showing thin leather soles outside and flat insoles with no support inside. LOWER LEVEL    Arrows pointing inside:  Longitudinal and metatarsal arches added to reduce pressure at balls of feet.  Solutions help metatarsalgia (pain at balls of feet) plus arch strain […]

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Fancy Pumps Made Comfortable…oh, yeah!

Arthritis doesn’t keep this stylish woman from accompanying her family in high fashion shoes.  She just brings them to us to add cushioning to the balls of the feet with bouncy soling 1/4 inch thick with feminine woven, slip resistant pattern.  Then we pull up the lining and add long arch and metatarsal arch supports.  […]

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Wedding Shoe Rescue

While the bride did wear pumps for the ceremony, she wanted to dance all night with shoes on (a great idea since being barefoot is…well, informal and/or whatever).  She loved the feel of these shoes but the gray petals just didn’t work for her…and understandably so!  These fit her perfectly so RESCUE them:  we removed […]

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Cute Shoe Rescue: Guys need that, too!

This professional man has worn custom made softer trilaminate orthoses in Finn Comfort Vaasa oxfords for several years so that his feet have improved significantly.  As a consequence, his lovely bride of 30+ years wants him to have nicer shoes for dress-up events. Solution:  custom made thin dress orthoses of sulcus length with accommodation for […]

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CUTE SHOE RESCUE: Black Pumps with leopard trim

Fashion is important to so many women.  A recent survey of high heel wearers revealed that 90% of women want to remove their high heels after 1 hour.  But even more shocking:  half of those wanted to remove their heels after only 10 minutes!  What women do to look good is often to endure pain […]

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Cute Shoe Rescue

  Ziera has as much fashion as a woman wants.  And it’s “feel good” fashion shoes that come in medium, wide, extra wide, and extra extra wide.  Shoes that have room for the balls of your feet.  Fashionable, cute shoes with removable insoles that support your arches, reduce pressure and help to stop bunion progressing. […]

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