When determining the best fitting nursing shoes for you, consider not only ergonomic style and price, but also the importance of comfort, flexibility, and worthiness for standing all day at work. While there are plenty of brands available on the market, from Nike’s to Croc’s, finding the best fit can mean all the difference between getting a noteworthy investment on your money or buying yourself lots of discomfort and headache. Have no FEAR! Posig is here to walk you through your work shoes and nursing shoe endeavors!
The texture of your nursing shoes make all the difference when it comes to breathability and fit. Additionally, the texture can make all the difference between repellence to rain, as well as other harmful or undesirable chemicals in a medical environment from bodily fluids to cleaning materials. Getting rain and other chemicals inside of your sneakers can lead to all day discomfort, and in turn also cause rotting or unwanted odors. Thanks to many Dr. Scholl’s footwear there are nursing shoes available that have adequate ventilation, height, and odor-prevention and fighting technology so that you don’t have to worry!
When considering the best nursing shoes for you, make sure you take into consideration height, such as arch, raised toe, heel depth, and also if you’re nursing shoes are “high-rise” or otherwise leave your ankle exposed. The more cover the better, but the breathability is also a strongly determining factor, as those in the medical field typically stand on their feet all day.
The ABC’s of Comfort and Design
When considering comfort, look into reviews and details regarding shoe width, various sizes available, and other feedback from experienced customers. Dr. Scholl’s Alpha work shoes are perfectly designed for nurses, and thanks to their comfortable build technology are a perfect fit for those that seek back-relief, knee-protection, and a much more effective, comfortable, and productive work day while standing on their feet all day in various medical environments, for lifting, standing, squatting, and more!
The tread on your work sneakers can make all the difference in comfort and effectivity, especially when it comes to working in a medical environment with various elemental and environmental challenges such as inclines, declines, hazards, liquid obstacles, and more. Therefore, grip is likewise equally significant. In many cases, the soles that you wear with your shoes are the difference between comfort, durability, and odor-eating technology!
Those that come with odor-eating technology such as EVA shoe-soles really keep your shoes fresh and ‘smelling professional’, keep them breathable, and can make the difference between supporting flat feet or a high arch. Some shoes include pillow-top technology that literally make standing all day or working in your nursing shoes like ‘walking on clouds’.
Why Size Matters
This brings us to the next point; how important it is to ensure you select the right SIZE! While it seems simple enough, many shoes and sneakers—especially work shoes—are actually built in quite different styles with various methods of manufacturing technologies. Because of this, those with smaller, larger, wider, or unusually shaped feet—and even mix matching feet—often struggle to find the most comfortable and purposeful pair of work, or in this case nursing work shoes. Brands like Nurse Mates with their durable, flexible rubberized build are great for those with curvaceous or otherwise unruly sized feet that require something a little more unique when it comes to sizing.
We here at Posig want you to truly get the best quality, well-built, and long-lasting nursing shoes. We know that there’s no telling how long you might be needing them, nor how short. Additionally, considering the various medical environments you might be working in, it’s hard to say for sure if every single kind of nursing sneaker in particular will fulfill your needs. Consider some of the top brands, styles, and well-built nursing shores that are most popular among our customers, and why!
DANSKO’s work-shoes have great selections on both men and women’s nursing work shoes. Understandably, Merrel’s is also a top, although premium pick for getting the most out of your nursing work shoes.
Ultimately, the choice is of course yours. We don’t want you to spend too much or any investment you can’t afford. But at the same time, we don’t want you to cut corners and in turn jeopardize your comfort or safety. With that being said, consider the various brands and styles we’ve presented you with, and give a pair or two a shot TODAY!
Thank you for choosing Posig for all your work shoes needs!
–The Posig Team