Selecting a shoe
that fits properly is critical. Yet 95 percent
of consumers don't wear shoes that fit properly.
The reason? Fewer than 10 percent of shoe
salespeople have even basic training in foot
anatomy or shoe sizing.
Shoes that don't
fit can cause a variety of problems from
blisters, corns and calluses, to foot, leg and
back pain. Here are some tips on finding shoes
that fit (from the
National Shoe Retailers Association, the
Pedorthic Footwear Association and the
American Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Society).