Are you like me... trying to save a buck or two whenever possible - and as painlessly as possible? I love the Consumer Reports site and Yahoo Finance had some interesting articles/links. From time to time I will upload an article or link I think might interest or benefit you. It's not very creative, but it may trigger some creative thinking!
I thought this was interesting... if nothing else.
I was especially interested in the Shape-Up athletic shoes. It just so happens I went shopping for these this past weekend. I suffer from plantar fasciitis and just recently ruptured the entire ligament--ouch!! Back in the darn ugly Frankenstein boot again.
I tried on the Reebok and the Skechers. The Reebok shoe didn't have enough padding and I could feel the air pockets individually. The Skechers felt wonderful and put the weight and pressure points away from my heel. The only problem is they look like rubber platforms--ugly ones. The look, I would just have to get over, but it was the price I had a problem with. Granted there was a bit more rubber to the sole, but other than that, it's just a plain same-old, same-old, athletic shoe--not worth the $120 price tag. I don't know if I'll have much choice because of my foot issue, but I won't be happy about it, and I won't buy another of their over priced shoe for me or my family. Any alternative suggestions? I would love to know if you or someone you know is dealing with this issue and what they have done to heal and get rid of it.