Question: Why do Chuck Taylors hurt my feet?

For the most part, Chuck Taylors are inherently very flat shoes and offer minimal arch support or cushioning, Dr. Megan Leahy, a Chicago-based podiatrist with the Illinois Bone and Joint Institute, told HuffPost, adding that they can lead to arch pain, heel pain and even tendinitis.

How do I stop my Converse from hurting my feet?

Give them a wash! The fabric on your chucks may be a little stiff and until you really wear them in, it may take some blisters. So speed up the process by throwing them in the wash to get the fabric softened up a bit. PS My Converse have now become SO comfortable that I wore through a pair and had to replace them.

Why are converse so uncomfortable?

The gist of the corporate-speak: Converse has realized that most people who wear them find them kind of uncomfortable. As Bloomberg put it, this oh-so high-tech innovation comes after a billion sore feet. Converse have been cool, but their thin flat soles have long made them difficult to wear.

Why do my converse curl up?

When your shoes get wet, the materials will expand—and curl. If this happens, stuff the shoe to keep shape (with newspapers or a shoe tree) and let the shoe air dry. Do not try to heat the shoe, as heat will also cause the shoe materials to curl.

Is it bad to wear Vans?

All things considered, Vans arent any worse for your feet than most other well-known shoes out there. Most people tend to have a long way to go before affirming that theyre dressing to accomplish their outfit, feet included. That said, adding Vans to your close wont cause you any significant issues.

Can I wear Converse If I have wide feet?

Well, the short answer is yes. Converse shoes are good for wide feet. However, you might want to go up half a size as these shoes are quite narrow and usually dont stretch too much because of the nature of the material used.

Are Converse good for walking long distances?

Its true that Converse arent ideal for all workouts, though. Dr. Dini pointed out that they dont have good arch support (hence my painful arches from walking long distances), making them and other flat shoes a bad choice for workouts with running and jumping.

Does Converse make your feet look big?

In general, Converse fit bigger than your average shoe. On their site, the brand states that Converse fit a half size bigger but some people say to go down a full size, especially if you wear a larger size to start with.

Should you be able to curl your toes in shoes?

Your toes need wiggle room so that you dont get blisters, calluses or damaged toenails. You should be able to wiggle your toes comfortably in the toe box and if you arent sure how much room is enough, use the “rule of thumb” when purchasing new shoes.

Are vans good for feet?

There some brands of shoe out there that are extremely popular, but not good for our feet. Vans & Converse are two good examples. Both shoes are also made of very thin material, and have trouble keeping feet warm & dry.

Should I get standard or wide Converse?

In general, Converse fit bigger than your average shoe. On their site, the brand states that Converse fit a half size bigger but some people say to go down a full size, especially if you wear a larger size to start with. A great way to find your Converse size is by manually measuring your foot.

Is it bad to walk in Converse?

Its true that Converse arent ideal for all workouts, though. Dr. Dini pointed out that they dont have good arch support (hence my painful arches from walking long distances), making them and other flat shoes a bad choice for workouts with running and jumping.

Can you wear Vans with wide feet?

Vans fit true to size for me. Even if you have wider feet theyll fit fine for you too because of their overall shape. Vans are really comfortable, thats why theyre one of my go-to everyday shoes. Ive stuck with classic styles like the Old Skool, Slip On, and Sk8-Hi, and all of these models feel the same.

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