Tips For When Buying Boots This Winter

The doctors and staff at Michigan Foot and Ankle Center have this boot selection advice to share as you prepare for winter when buying boots: Be sure boots are insulated and waterproof. Even if the boot maker says the boots are waterproof, still treat the pair with a waterproofing product. The body has to work harder to compensate for moisture, so try to minimize as much foot moisture as possible. Select natural material, like leather, that allows proper airflow and keep feet dry. Although rubber boots will keep you dry, rubber does not breathe. Make sure that any rubber boots purchased are fully lined to help absorb foot moisture. Boots with rigid shaped soles limit natural foot movement and provide…

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