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NEW Men's Ultra Wide Sandals 3H

By Edd Hartley 2 years ago 3794 Views No comments

NEW FOR SPRING 2017

Men's Ultra Wide Sandals 3H

New for 2017 in our men's ultra wide sandals range is Norman & Ted. Norman is an ultra wide mule that opens completely flat while Ted gives the fresh airy feel of a full sandal but with great support around the heel and protection for sensitive toes.

NEW Zurich Ultra Wide Ladies Shoes 6E-8E

By Edd Hartley 2 years ago 7966 Views No comments

NEW FOR SPRING 2017

Zurich Ladies Extra Wide Shoes

New for 2017 is Zurich an ultra wide and extra deep 6E-8E fitting shoe. The Sandpiper range has not included such a wide fitting shoe for a few seasons but due to customer demand the 6E-8E fitting is back

Walford/Walmer Elastane Extra Wide Shoes 4E-6E

Our elastane stretch fitting styles, Walford and Walmer, offer a perfect solution for those with awkward toes, bunions or problem feet.


Orthotics & Supports

By Edd Hartley 2 years ago 1407 Views No comments

Orthotics

Orthotics and arch supports are regularly recommended by physiotherapists, podiatrists and orthotists for the relief of foot pain, heel pain, shin pain, knee pain and back pain. Often, a biomechanical mal-alignment or lack of stability from the foot region can cause abnormal loads on the tissues of the foot and heel, shin, knee or back pain can develop as a result.

Fitting orthotics to ordinary shoes, can negatively affect the balance of the shoe, and also make it difficult to achieve a good fit, as the extra depth of the insole in the shoe lifts the foot slightly out of the shoe. The Sandpiper design, incorporates one or sometimes two removable insoles, so that the extra depth of an orthotic can be compensated by removing the insole in the shoe, and ensure a snug fit against the foot, and maintain the balance of the shoe.


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Corns and Calluses

By Edd Hartley 2 years ago 2397 Views 2 comments

Corns and calluses are areas of hard, thickened skin that develop when the skin is exposed to excessive pressure or friction. They commonly occur on the feet and can cause pain and discomfort when you walk.

Bunions: Causes and Treatment

By Edd Hartley 2 years ago 3298 Views 3 comments

Bunions

A bunion is a bony deformity of the joint at the base of the big toe. The medical name is hallux valgus. The main sign of a bunion is the big toe pointing towards the other toes on the same foot, which may force the foot bone attached to it (the first metatarsal) to stick outwards.

Keeping Feet Healthy

By Edd Hartley 2 years ago 1730 Views No comments

Keep your feet clean by washing them every day in warm soapy water, but don’t soak them for too long, as this may destroy the natural oil of your skin. After washing, dry your feet thoroughly, especially between the toes. Apply moisturising cream all over the foot, except for between the toes and use a pumice stone or foot file to gently remove hard skin and calluses.

Feet deserve the best, as you depend on them for a lot! Treat your feet to regular care and treatment by a Podiatrist or Chiropodist.

How to choose the correct shoes

By Edd Hartley 2 years ago 1574 Views No comments

We expect a lot from our feet, and they provide us with the means to enjoy life to the full, yet we rarely give them the attention and care they need or deserve. In fact, our feet are likely to carry us the equivalent of 5 times around the earth in an average lifetime, and we spend nearly 100% of our waking lives wearing footwear, and even so, we often find ourselves wearing poorly fitted, unsuitable, or uncomfortable footwear.

That is why at Sandpiper, we are obsessive in providing top quality care for feet. We can express our mission in just 5 simple words: Happy Customers with Comfortable Feet

This guide is provided to show you what to look for when selecting footwear, how to keep your feet healthy, and how to enjoy life to the full, simply by understanding what footwear your feet need.

Happy Feet Are Healthy Feet

By Kiri Novak 2 years ago 2835 Views No comments

It’s important that we look after our feet. After all, we spend most of our time on them. That being said, it’s easy to look after the rest of our body and forget about the limbs which carry us around all day. Indeed, our feet are likely to carry us the equivalent of 5 times around the earth in an average lifetime.

Here at Sandpiper Shoes we know the value of caring for your feet, and the difference it can make to your long-term foot health and your happiness. That’s why we’ve put together a list of tips for keeping your feet happy and healthy!