Healthy Footnotes

Jul 30, 2019

Anatomy of a better shoe

Often times, summer is a busier-than-normal time of year for events and occasions when you’re on your feet. It’s more important than ever to ensure that uncomfortable shoes don’t slow you down.  Dr. Jacqueline Sutera, DPM provides a few suggestions on stylish options that will help keep you on your feet. What’s the best casual sneaker to wear to your July BBQs?   Men’s Baldwin and women's Chantelle – July is made for weekend BBQs! When the weather is hot, and you are on your way to a see family and friends these multipurpose, casual fashion sneakers are perfect.  They lace up and can be dressed up or down. They both have a removable EVA cushioned footbed, durable rubber outsoles and technology...
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Jun 26, 2019

Shoes ot wear for summer travel

Now that summer is officially here, it’s no secret that many of us are taking some time to go on a well-deserved vacation. By now, you’ve probably booked your flight, scheduled your itinerary and are excited to take some time off to enjoy that warm summer weather! However, as you begin to pick out your travel clothing and pack your suitcase, you start to question what kind of shoes you should travel in. If you are packing clothes for your trip and aren’t sure what shoes you want to bring on your upcoming vacation, keep on reading! We’re sharing our top picks of shoes that will help keep your feet supported throughout your upcoming summer travels. Hattie Sneaker  This sneaker makes for the perfect travel companion. With...
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Jun 19, 2019

Why Are Supportive Summer Sandals So Important

As flip flop season ramps up, it’s important to keep in mind that not all of them are created equally, according to Vionic Innovation Lab expert and NYC podiatrist Dr. Jackie Sutera. We asked Dr. Jackie Sutera a few questions about what to look out for when searching for a pair of healthy flip flops that are supportive for your feet, because your shoes shouldn’t stop you from going on your next adventure.   Shop the Catalina Toe Post Sandal here.     Why are traditional flip flops so bad? “You have to over-grip when you’re wearing these shoes, because there’s no backstrap,” says Dr. Jackie. There is a myriad of issues that can arise from this, including stress fractures, heel...
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Jun 11, 2019

TIPS FOR FOOT HEALTH

Dr. Jacqueline Sutera knows her stuff. As a surgically trained doctor of Podiatric medicine, she specializes in the prevention and treatment of major and minor foot issues. So, in celebration of Men’s Health Month, we asked her to share her top tips on how to keep your feet happy and healthy. Keep on reading to find out what she had to say! Wear appropriate shoes for your activity. A lot of technology goes into shoes. For example, running and walking shoes are made for forward motion while basketball and tennis are made for lateral/side to side motion. Make sure to choose your styles accordingly! Replace any old and worn out shoes. A good way to measure whether your shoes are worn out is to run the...
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May 29, 2019

8 TRAVEL TIPS

Photo Credit: Southern Living With summer around the corner, there’s a good chance you might be heading on a vacation. Whether you’re going to Costa Rica, London or Hawaii, keeping a travel mindset will be key as you pack to head on your next adventure. So, in this blog post, we’re sharing our top tips to help you travel with ease. Keep on reading if this interests you!   1. Only take the necessities. You don’t need to take everything with you on your vacation! Make sure to limit the amount of cash and bank cards you carry with you, so if something does happen, you can easily recover.   2. Make extra copies of your passport and important documents....
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Feb 14, 2019

UNSTOPPABLE STORIES: MEET LUISA

Our Unstoppable Stories celebrate the spirit of moving forward, finding positives even in the negatives, and never tiring of experiencing interesting things. We’ve found that when you’re comfortable, you can focus on what matters. When you feel good, you always put your best foot forward because: When you’re comfortable, you’re unstoppable. Meet Luisa Cartagena, freelance flutist and music educator. Learn more about her story, her passion for music, and what makes her unstoppable. A native of Puerto Rico, Luisa Cartagena is a freelance flutist and music educator currently based in Los Angeles, CA. Known for her versatility of styles and passionate advocacy for music education, Luisa performs regularly with various chamber groups in the area, runs her private flute studio,...
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Feb 14, 2019

Unstoppable Stories: Meet Asha

Our Unstoppable Stories celebrate the spirit of moving forward, finding positives even in the negatives, and never tiring of experiencing interesting things. We’ve found that when you’re comfortable, you can focus on what matters. When you feel good, you always put your best foot forward because: When you’re comfortable, you’re unstoppable. Meet Asha Leo, TV host and world traveler. Learn more about her story, her passion for travel, and what makes her unstoppable. “Friends joke that I’m like a giant sponge, eager to soak up as much as life can offer. I’ll try anything once, whether it’s diving with great white sharks, jumping out of planes, running a marathon or tasting native cuisine and delicacies.” Asha’s unstoppable spirit has been...
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