What are the best shoes for nursing? - page 4
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I'm a new grad. Most of my previous positions required me to stand for long periods of time and I never really found the shoe that worked for me. The best I found were Crocs, but I'm not a fan of how they look. I'm very... Read More
- 0Sep 21, '12 by will-b-an-RNQuote from CrazierThanYouhttp://www.zappos.com/skechers-liv-l...hite-turquoiseCan you provide a link for the Skechers? I tried Googling them but I keep getting Shape Ups in my results.
These are the ones I have and I love em. They dont look all funky like the shape ups.
- 0Sep 21, '12 by will-b-an-RNQuote from will-b-an-RNThese are the ones I tried on. Ill be getting these. They felt awesome!Oh and I tried those new asics with the gel insoles and they felt great as well. thinking of getting them too.
- 0Sep 22, '12 by Oldest&UgliestI have three different pairs of shoes I wear. One is an BROOKS athletic type shoe and another is a shoe from P.W MINOR I got from a store called FOOT SOLUTIONS. I also have a pair of Sanitas. I have also worn a CROSS athletic shoe, which is a shoe for TENNIS and really liked it. I would buy that again. I have different shoes because I find my feet and legs feel better if I don't wear the same shoe every day.
I could never find any DANSKO that felt good on my feet and one day I was in a Scrubs store and tried on this pair of SANITAS. Liked them instantly. Well, come to find out they were a special order in a Narrow width that the customer apparently didn't want. I tried on other SANITAS and they weren't comfortable either; so - revelation! Narrow width made the difference. I like the SANITAS but I don't think I could wear them every day and be comfortable. My feet don't hurt while I'm wearing them but sore the next day. Also, there is a rough spot on the upper of one that rubs and abraids one of my toes.
I'd say if I HAD to choose just one shoe, it would be those CROSS shoes for comfort ..... but I've only found them in white .
- 1Sep 24, '12 by kimseyIf you don't have to wear white shoes, then I highly recommend just a pair of Merrell's - I got a pair about 3 years ago now that are water proof and they are the best pair of shoes I've ever owned and they look like they're still relatively new and I assure you I am pretty tough on my shoes. I also have to wear orthotics for my high arches and they fit perfectly inside. They really are waterproof as well, I can walk through rain/puddles and my feet stay completely dry.
I had a pair of Nurse Mates when I was in school and they were comfortable but they made my feet stink SO bad even with socks - never had a pair of shoes do that to me before.
The Merrell's ran me about $120 for the waterproof type and they have paid for themselves.
I recommend going and trying shoes on - if you think you can get a better price on the internet then go try them on first and then order online.
Link to the pair I have: http://www.amazon.com/Merrell-Womens...=pd_sbs_shoe_5 (I don't see them on Merrell's site anymore, but i didn't look very long)Last edit by kimsey on Sep 24, '12 : Reason: added link to shoes
- 1Sep 24, '12 by jreynrnI wore Danskos for years and loved them. But then, I don't know if something changed with them but they didn't seem to fit the same, so I went to sneakers, but unless you get the perfect sneaker, it didn't work for me. So, I tried Crocs and I love them and now wondering where in the world they have been all my life!!! I know you said you don't like the look of them but man are they comfy. But you have to go with what works best for you.