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Help me s&b people - I need sandals for flat feet / over pronation?

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poocatcherchampion Mon 09-May-16 14:21:45

So built up under the arches. So far I have identified some (all?) Fit flops, possibly some birkenstocks and I do recall I once had a pair of leather flip flops that met this criteria.

The problem is many of these are fugly bugly wugly. I want them to look nice, and for basically all casual occasions.

Is this impossible? Oh help me more stylish people flowers

ShoesieQ Mon 09-May-16 15:09:13

Best bet is to get some over the counter orthothics and find a sandal with a back to it so they'll stay put. Fly London do loads, but they're a bit marmite -y - but if you do love them, that would probably work!

Kr1stina Mon 09-May-16 16:25:26

See a podiatrist who specialises in this and get an orthotic prescribed. If you don't get it sorted you could get back or hip pain . And it doesn't matter how nice your footwear is if you are in pain .

Once you know what you need, you might be able to get future ones OTC. I have a teen who is a shocking under pronator and this has worked well for her

CiderwithBuda Mon 09-May-16 16:37:13

Fit flops def help. I find Birkenstocks ok too.

There is also a brand called Vionic which are good but some are very old lady.

I got proper orthotics prescribed and wear them in shoes but they are harder in sandals obv. I seem to be ok if I wear the orthotics and/or fitflops and other properly supportive shoes the majority of the time. I can then get away with wearing something nicer for short times.

If you google shoes or sandals for over pronation you will find some suitable.

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