Vionic® with Orthaheel® Technology offers the only products having earned both the APMA Seal of Acceptance and an endorsement from world-renowned integrative medicine expert, Andrew Weil, M.D.


“From an integrative medicine approach, we’re always looking at simple, low-tech, non-invasive ways of improving health. An obvious area in which to concentrate is designing really comfortable, effective footwear that can enable people to have an active lifestyle.” – Andrew Weil, M.D. Andrew Weil, M.D., is an internationally recognized leader and pioneer in the field of integrative medicine, a healing-oriented approach to health care, which encompasses body, mind, and spirit. He has an A.B degree in biology (botany) from Harvard College and an M.D. from Harvard Medical School. Dr. Weil recommends Vionic's innovative approach to foot health which his philosophy of health and well-being from head to toe. Dr. Weil advocates walking as one of the best forms of exercise and recognizes that when your feet are in pain, you are less likely to be active. Therefore, the need for supportive shoes and inserts are essential.


Andrew Weil, M.D., donates all of his after-tax profits from royalties from sales of Vionic® with Orthaheel® Technology products directly to the Weil Foundation, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to supporting integrative medicine through training, education, and research. For more information, and/or to make a donation, visit the Weil Foundation.


Orthaheel® Technology carries the APMA Seal of Acceptance, meaning it is one of the few footwear brands which have demonstrated ability to provide proper support to feet.