Choose shoes that are flexible enough to walk in but that also provide support and cushioning. You’ll want to avoid shoes that are too tight or too loose because they can cause nerve compression or blisters. If you want shoes with a “just right” feel, order custom-made shoes from a podiatrist. Socks matter too: Choose socks that fit well and wick away moisture.
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