Have you ever asked the question, “Why do I have so many injuries?’ The answer could be in your footwear. Choosing the correct shoe for your foot type and activity can be the difference between being sidelined with injury or being injury free. Good, well-fitting shoes can prevent injury and optimize performance. With technology constantly changing and improving, picking a proper shoe can often be challenging, rather than fun.
Step to it and improve your on-court performance today!
Finding the shoe for you depends on 3 factors:
1. FOOT TYPE
- The best way to determine your foot type is to have your podiatrist perform a biomechanical and functional screen.
- Do you have a high arch or flat foot? You can get an idea of your foot type by doing this simple footprint test.
- Step in water and then walk across a surface that shows your footprint.