Signs That It's Time To Replace Your Shoes

Wearing good supportive shoes can be the difference between pleasure and pain for many patients. It’s important to remember that even if you do wear good supportive shoes they have a limited lifespan. Podiatrists agree that shoes should be replaced every 300 - 500 miles, or every 6 months for the average American. If you wear the same pair of shoes every day then you may need to replace them more often than that. Below are some signs that it may be time for a new pair.


If you notice any of these signs it’s a good idea to get a new pair of supportive shoes as soon as you can. If you are having regular pain in your feet and ankles then it’s time to call your local podiatrist.

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