Stylish Men’s & Women’s Diabetic Shoes
No more Ugly diabetic shoes you HAVE TO wear. You will WANT TO wear these fashionable diabetic shoes that bring both comfort and style and allow you to maintain an active, healthy and productive lifestyle.
At Peoria Foot & Ankle Specialists we offer diabetic shoes that are stylish, comfortable, and contemporary and come in a variety of colors and styles just like a popular normal shoe. Our selection of diabetic shoes ranges in style:
- Diabetic Boots
- Diabetic Dress Shoe
- Diabetic Casual Shoe
- Diabetic Walking Shoe
- Diabetic Sandals
These popular therapeutic footwear are designed to cushion while providing extra support to the ankle, arch and heel.
Digital Scan Custom Fitting for Diabetic Shoes
Book an appointment today to consult with our podiatrist to be evaluated and fitted with diabetic shoes to provide all day comfort, and support to the ankle, arch, heel and toes.
What Are Diabetic Shoes & Footwear
Diabetic shoes are specially designed shoes intended to reduce the risk of skin breakdown in diabetics with pre-existing foot disease. The selection of diabetic shoes that we offer incorporate the diabetic shoe design is:
- Extra Depth – accommodates for swelling, and custom orthotics
- Protective Toe Box – protects toes
- Shank – adds extra support to arch area of shoe
- Heel Counter – provides maximum foot support by cradling the heel to reduce over-pronation and prevent heel slippage
Why Wear Diabetic Shoes?
People with diabetic neuropathy have nerve damage in their feet may have a false sense of security as to how much at risk their feet actually are. A foot ulcer under the foot can develop in a couple of hours.
The primary goal of diabetic shoes and therapeutic footwear is to prevent foot complications, which can include strain, foot ulcers, calluses, or even amputations for patients with diabetes and poor circulation.