August 20, 2019
It’s almost time for the majority of schools to re-open and parents are still busy buying and checking school supplies from their shopping lists. Even though most parents don’t think about it, it is critical for them to remember that school shoes are one of the most important purchases they will make for their children this school year.
Properly constructed, supportive and well-fitting school shoes can greatly reduce your child’s risk of injury from blisters to sprains, strains and even fractures. Wearing foot-friendly shoes keeps your child’s feet healthy during the entire school year, encourages physical activity, and decreases childhood obesity. If a child’s feet hurt, they are less likely to participate in sports and other activities that keep them moving and physically fit.
Shopping for school shoes can be a daunting task. One easy way to determine if a child’s shoes are appropriate is to perform this simple – “1, 2, 3, shoe test”.
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