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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...

2009-06-01 00:56:35

There are more than 200,000 gardening accidents annually, including ones that resulted in severed fingers or toes, U.S. researchers said. Dr. Maureen Finnegan of the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas said whirling blades can send projectiles like rocks and sticks flying. They can also cut fingers, toes and feet. If you do accidentally sever a finger or toe, it's important to cleanse the amputated part with saline water, wrap it in gauze and put in a watertight bag,...

2009-05-20 12:13:00

Non-profit rolls out event plans & celebrity support to encourage public participation NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Soles4Souls(TM) Inc., the international shoe charity dedicated to providing a free pair of shoes to people in need, announced its schedule for Barefoot Week 2009 today. The non-profit organization will be distributing more than 50,000 pairs of new shoes in the United States while it also collects "gently worn" shoes from the general public during thousands of...

2009-04-22 11:52:00

NEW YORK, April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Havaianas has teamed up with Kidrobot, the world's premier creator and retailer of limited-edition art-based toys, apparel and lifestyle products, to produce a collection of co-branded flip-flops. Merging Kidrobot's irreverent attitude and aesthetic with Havaianas' signature style and comfort, this limited edition collection is set to become the summer's hottest accessory. Inspired by everything from 80's plastic punk fashion to gritty underground concerts,...

2009-04-20 09:36:00

STEVENAGE, England, April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- As the weather hots up, Fitness Footwear is rapidly expanding their range of summer sandals to meet the new need for fit flops and other forms of exercise sandals. The sun is out, spring is here and it won't be long until the sun kissed beach bodies are strolling across the beaches of Great Britain once again. But how do those bodies stay in such terrific shape in time for summer? Fit Flops are just one of the answers. Styled to...

2009-04-13 18:31:33

The switch to summer footwear can result in flip flop tendinitis and other foot problems, a U.S. podiatrist warns. Adapting to flip flops or sandals from closed shoes creates stress on the shin muscles as they try to balance the shoe on the foot, says Dr. Tzvi Bar-David of New York-Presbyterian Hospital in New York. He advises transitioning gradually and giving muscles a chance to adapt to avoid painful shins or tendinitis. After a long winter there may also be a lot of enthusiasm for...

2009-02-26 04:08:00

Introducing Yoga Sandals(R) Originals2 Footwear by Beech HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., Feb. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Beech Sandal Company enhances the popular Yoga Sandals(R) Originals line with new adjustable toe separators, creating Yoga Sandals(R) Originals2. This patented foot therapy can now be customized to fit the unique characteristics of each foot, increasing flexibility and helping improve balance and body alignment with regular wear of these innovative sandals. (Photo:...


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