cushioned sandals for fibrofeet?

Discussion in 'Fibromyalgia Main Forum' started by Dlebbole, Jun 11, 2006.

  1. Dlebbole

    Dlebbole New Member

    My feet hurt a lot lately. It feels like I'm stepping on glass. Does anyone have a particular brand of sandals/flip-flops that are nice and cushiony? I've already tried Crocs and they don't help. thanks, Diane
  2. wuki1

    wuki1 New Member

    They have soft straps (neoprene of something) and the bottoms are made of a dense foam. The footbed in them is somewhat shaped like a Birkenstock- very comfortable. You can get them wet - if I get mine dirty I wash them off with the hose. Plus they are not too expensive - I think I paid $30. I live in these things. I just wish I could wear them to work.
  3. lovethesun

    lovethesun New Member

    at K mart have sandals with lots of padding.Linda
  4. janieb

    janieb New Member

    to consider. I'm 62 and have had fibro for about 15 years.

    Recently I was diagnosed as hyper-flexible. My Rhuemy told me right off that my foot problems were caused by my hyper-flexible bones. I have a 25 year old niece with exactly the same problems.

    In addition, we both have extra long necks.

    I'm very upset with the specialist who operated on one foot. He should have known that surgery wasn't going to help.

    At Walmart they have flip-flops that look holey. They're very cheap, and obviously wouldn't do for work, but since I've retired, I almost live in them.

    Hope I helped.

    Blessing,

    janieb
  5. janieb

    janieb New Member

    to consider. I'm 62 and have had fibro for about 15 years.

    Recently I was diagnosed as hyper-flexible. My Rhuemy told me right off that my foot problems were caused by my hyper-flexible bones. I have a 25 year old niece with exactly the same problems.

    In addition, we both have extra long necks.

    I'm very upset with the specialist who operated on one foot. He should have known that surgery wasn't going to help.

    At Walmart they have flip-flops that look holey. They're very cheap, and obviously wouldn't do for work, but since I've retired, I almost live in them.

    Hope I helped.

    Blessing,

    janieb
  6. elliespad

    elliespad Member

    I have WIDE, fat BIG feet. I also walk on crushed glass all day AND have heel spurs. I live in my REEBOKS. They are the BEST for my FLINTSTONE feet. (That's what my mother used to call them)
  7. shootingstar

    shootingstar New Member

    sandals are the most comfortable I've owned, good support, but pricier that others mentioned here. They do last well, so over time the cost is not out of line, but still an initial outlay. One of these days I'd like to have some again. Too many other things I need to do for now.
  8. Smiffy

    Smiffy Member

    Fly Flots are available on line. I find them absolute bliss.
  9. kimfibro

    kimfibro New Member

    or, now, there's lots of "copy cat" brands out there.

    they are foamy clogs with decorative air vents/holes.

    come in LOTS of delicious colors and patterns too.

    you can wear them with the strap behind your ankle or flip the strap in front.

    they weigh nothing and feel SO comfy.

    just spray them off when dirty! i cannot live without my two pairs.

    one place to look at them is www.sahalie.com
  10. itzmede

    itzmede New Member

    I have terrible foot pain and cannot even be barefoot anymore. I was having trouble staying at work because of my feet until I tried them. WONDERFUL! Now I wear the Crocs all the time. The cheap knock-offs are not the same. Not the best looking shoes but I am to the point that looks don't matter that much anymore. However, they do look pretty good with scrubs!
    [This Message was Edited on 06/11/2006]
  11. Dlebbole

    Dlebbole New Member

    Many thanks for all the suggestions. I knew I could find help here! Diane