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2009-12-11 10:43:00

BUFFALO GROVE, Ill., Dec. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- If you have a foot or ankle problem, you are not feeling the pain alone. Four out of every five Americans suffer some sort of foot problem. These problems can eventually cause pain throughout the skeletal structure, and manifest themselves as pain in the knee, hip or back. How your feet feel can be a reflection of your general health. If they hurt, they may be signaling more serious conditions. They may be your first indication of serious...

2009-11-30 07:15:00

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Nov. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Moszkito(R), the name in "Healthy Flip-Flops," has expanded its ARCHY(R) FOOTWEAR COLLECTION this fall from flip flops into winter footwear with one of the highlights of this season being the new FUZZ for men and the FUZZY for women sheepskin sandal. The new Moszkito sheepskin sandal feels like 5-star luxury designed especially for your feet. The comfort alone makes walking a joy. FUZZ/FUZZY has the same technology Moszkito is offering in all...

2009-11-17 04:05:00

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., Nov. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- With these tough economic times, people are cutting back how much to spend on holiday gifting this year. Imagine being able to donate to charity while giving a gift that offers relief to tired and overworked feet. Yoga Sandals® Footwear by Beech Sandal Company presents Comfys for Causes, pampering slippers that help keep feet flexible with 20% of each purchase donated to a charity of the customer's choice. (Photo:...

2009-09-29 11:29:32

The shoes many women choose to wear now may cause them pain when they are older, U.S. researchers said. Lead author Alyssa B. Dufour, a graduate student at the Institute for Aging Research of Hebrew SeniorLife found that the types of shoes women wear -- specifically high-heels, pumps and sandals -- may cause future heel and ankle pain. The study, published in the journal Arthritis Care & Research, found nearly 64 percent of women who reported hind-foot pain regularly wore these types of...

2009-09-22 04:06:00

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Beech Sandal Company declares its commitment to raising awareness and funding for education, research and treatment for women's health issues by donating its popular, health-oriented Yoga Sandals(R) footwear and a portion of the company's sales to support a number of worthy causes. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090922/NYFNSJ01) Yoga Sandals(R), "A Better Flip Flop", according to Prevention Magazine, recently appeared with...

2009-09-16 10:34:45

Some flip-flops and plastic shoes sold in the Philippines contain toxic chemicals that are dangerous to humans and the earth, an environmental group says. EcoWaste Coalition says a recent study found 17 of the 27 pairs of flip-flops, sandals, clogs and other plastic shoes tested contained phthalates, the Philippine Daily Inquirer reported Wednesday. The chemicals, used as a softening agent for polyvinyl chloride plastic, have been associated with developmental and reproductive disorders,...

2009-08-25 06:50:00

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Aug. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Moszkito(R), the name in "healthy flip-flops," is expanding their collection of sandals with arch support to now include closed footwear for Fall 2009. The 4 new styles, 2 women's, 2 men's, are designed with the famous Moszkito 16 mm arch support. In black and brown Italian Waxed Canvas, they are lightweight, supportive and "Ridiculously Comfortable"! Based in Scottsdale, Arizona, Moszkito has established a name in the footwear industry with their...

2009-06-18 04:20:00

Just in time for summer, the Australian brand's Wave, Tide and Ryder sandals are recognized for promoting quality foot health SAN RAFAEL, Calif., June 18 /PRNewswire/ -- To welcome summer and warm-weather activities, the APMA recently introduced consumer essentials for selecting flip-flop and sandal fashions. Three of the Orthaheel(R) brand's summer sandals - with built-in orthotic support for a foot-friendly alternative to flip-flops - are considered amongst the best choices by the APMA....

2009-06-08 07:00:00

FitFlop Styles for Men Fly off the Shelves for Father's Day NEW YORK, June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Researchers have found that the solution for chronic lower back pain may lie in a $59.99 biomechanically-engineered foam and rubber flip-flop -- so this Father's Day might just be the turning point for the sixty million adults who reported persistent back pain last year. FitFlop, the wellness shoe many claim to be a medical breakthrough is now available in the Dass, a style for men -- and women...

2009-06-02 04:06:00

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Flip-flops are synonymous with summer and as the June solstice marks the official first day of this long-awaited season, its time to bare feet to the rest of the world. But this summer icon has gotten a bad rap lately with studies showing flip-flops are responsible for altering gait to the point of creating aches and pains all over the body. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090602/NYFNSI01) What if there was a pair of...