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Where can I buy comfortable shoes?/Male

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by Peeps Mcarthur Peeps Mcarthur (Member) Member

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I am starting clinicals this fall. Since shoe comfort is at the top of my list, I thought I would get started early because I have goofy feet.

One foot is quite different from the other so one of them is going to have a certain level of discomfort. I can accept that, but I'm working against the curve of selection because of my maleness(is that a word?). Men's feet are so different I think I have my work cut out for me.

Anyone know of a medical supplier of male nursing shoes?

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If you can wear tennis shoes, New Balaance is a pretty good shoe, and some of the styles go up th 4EEEE width. If not, then

do a search for SAS shoes, a little pricey, but worth every penney.

Do Not scrimp on shoes, you will regret it towards the end of the day.

bob

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SKM-NURSIEPOOH is a BSN, RN and specializes in LTC/Peds/ICU/PACU/CDI.

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...if you can afford them...sas are the best & the styles aren't bad either!!!

 

i once broke my right foot & the orthopedic physician prescribed them...you can buy them without a prescription of course...but if you have really good medical coverage, it might pay to have a doc prescribe them & your coverage may even pay for them...mine did :wink2:.

good luck & happy wearing!!!

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Went back to the basics... after suffering needlessly. I bought a pair of SAS and a pair of the new Birkenstocks that are labeled as AlPro (they have the same cork sole).

Oh so comfortable and we are worth every penny spent!

B.

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Great website for Birks, Kewl. I just got the AlPro C120 in Birks. The Clogs you got look great too. I will try those sometime.

After you exchange tax for shiping charge they are often equal.

B.

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Thank you all for the replies!

Clogs?.......Oh man, temptingly comfortable, but ..........oh jeeze.......

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Peeps -- check out the Birkenstocks. Get over the male "clog" thing -- your feet will thank you.

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