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Health Advantages of Birkenstock Shoes

Wearing badly fitting shoes or shoes that are uncomfortable can have detrimental effects on the health of you feet and therefore your overall well being. Some of the side effects of badly fitting shoes can be ingrowing toenails, callouses, and bunions. Wearing shoes that naturally fit the shape of your foot and have additional features to help with comfort can drastically such problems. Birkenstock shoes are recognised as some of the comfiest shoes available whether you buy their sandals, clogs, or casual shoes.

Birkenstock shoes have a number of innovations designed to ensure there shoes are very comfortable. To begin with the footbed is molded so that it naturally fits the shape of your foot providing a comfortable experience as you wear the shoe. Furthermore Birkenstock shoes footbeds are almost entirely made from a cork/leather mix allowing for a good amount of give in the footbed as you walk.

The upper part of the Birkenstock shoe can be made from a wide variety of materials but most are composed of a soft leather or nubuk leather. This allows the shoe to fit around the shape of your foot and helps to prevent rubbing and chafing by the leather. The sole of a Birkenstock shoe is made using a special rubber compound that is specially designed to absorb the impact from walking which reduces the overall stress on your feet, legs, and spine.

Whatever type of Birkenstock shoe you go for you'll find that they are all designed with comfort in mind and each is built with the features discussed above.