Can wearing Flip Flops really cause damage to your feet and legs? Check out this infographic for more information.
According to the 2012 National Foot Health Assessment, a full 78% of adults report having experienced foot pain at some time in their lives. How much of that is due to flip flops depends how often you wear them – and what kind you wear. While many podiatrists don’t completely disapprove of flip flops – the American Podiatric Medical Association has a long list of recommended styles – there are a few things you should know before slipping them on. Take a look at some of the latest research findings on what flip flops can do to your feet, and the ripple effects it can have on the rest of your body.