Birkenstock nursing shoes

  1. Just a little tid bit of opinion...I just ordered and recieved new birkenstock nursing shoes and they are wonderful!! They are a little expensive, but I'll tell you what...they are so comfortable, it feels like your in your socks. I suggest anyone who is flat-footed to invest in a pair! They are great!
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  2. 11 Comments

  3. by   ERNurse752
    Which kind did you get? I have some Super Birki's. I've had them for about three years...it's really time to replace that cork!
  4. by   unknown99
    Birki's all the way!!!!!!
  5. by   Tweety
    I like my Burkie clogs, well made and comfortable.
  6. by   suzanne4
    Quote from ERNurse752
    Which kind did you get? I have some Super Birki's. I've had them for about three years...it's really time to replace that cork!
    You can purchase replacement cork inner soles, no need to replace the whole shoe. I used to replace mine about every six months. I probably have about 15 pairs, one in each color, plus a second pair of "dress whites" that don't have any betadine on them.
  7. by   vjcnurse
    Quote from ERNurse752
    Which kind did you get? I have some Super Birki's. I've had them for about three years...it's really time to replace that cork!
    I got the Alpro C202's...they are fabulous!!
  8. by   Rnn2003
    I have worn nothing but Burks they are wonderful on the legs and feet
  9. by   bunrab
    i too have birkenstocks, bostons, and altho they were expensive, $103, they last forever (two yrs and going strong), so they are actually less expensive than the sneakers i was replacing every three to four months.
  10. by   michelle95
    About 4 years ago I found out that I have heel spurs (no big surprise), the problem was that they were inflamed. I was told to get some Birkenstocks. I did. I, also, invested in a pair of NAOTs (made in Israel and think Birkenstock comfort with NO breaking in ).

    A few months ago I started working in a facility in which I don't have to wear nursing shoes. I have been wearing regular tennis shoes to work and guess what? Heel spur is inflamed again.

    So, for the past 4 years I have worn Birkenstock or Naot and have had no trouble with my feet.

    Guess where I went yesterday? To get another pair of Birkenstocks. :chuckle I am going to see if I can find some more Naots as well.
  11. by   dphrn
    Quote from michelle95
    About 4 years ago I found out that I have heel spurs (no big surprise), the problem was that they were inflamed. I was told to get some Birkenstocks. I did. I, also, invested in a pair of NAOTs (made in Israel and think Birkenstock comfort with NO breaking in ).

    A few months ago I started working in a facility in which I don't have to wear nursing shoes. I have been wearing regular tennis shoes to work and guess what? Heel spur is inflamed again.

    So, for the past 4 years I have worn Birkenstock or Naot and have had no trouble with my feet.

    Guess where I went yesterday? To get another pair of Birkenstocks. :chuckle I am going to see if I can find some more Naots as well.
    My story is the complete opposite. The first (and only) pair of birks I got was about three years ago, and my feet have never been the same. Unfortuately, my feet are worse than before I ever wore birks. Within a month of wearing them, I got heel spurs. I refused to believe it was from the shoes that so many had raved about so I stuck with them for 8 months. As soon as I went back to tennis shoes, my heel spurs started to improve. Two years later, my feet are now almost back to normal. So now when I hear that name, it makes my right heel ache.
  12. by   Lauriek
    Quote from vjcnurse
    Just a little tid bit of opinion...I just ordered and recieved new birkenstock nursing shoes and they are wonderful!! They are a little expensive, but I'll tell you what...they are so comfortable, it feels like your in your socks. I suggest anyone who is flat-footed to invest in a pair! They are great!
    I'm glad you like them. I don't know what style you have, but mine feel like I'm walking on a hard board, and after spending $90.00 I am very disappointed.
  13. by   j_tay1981
    Really old thread but - I got a pair of Birkenstock Alpro G 500 in all white for school and MAN! After about a week of wearing them they are really comfortable! When I first bought 'em I thought I'd made a mistake since they were so stiff and lumpy, but after wearing them around the house a bit, they are really nice. Totally recommend them (the Alpros I bought are closed heel if that is a necessity for you). Cheers!

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