Flip-Flops Fun but Beware of Foot Pain | Fort Worth Podiatry

Once upon a time, flip-flops were cheap, rubber thongs that you wore to wash your car or schlep to the beach. Nowadays, they’re a summertime craze. No longer just dull drugstore specials, the sandals with the V-shaped straps turn up everywhere in eye-popping shades, from hot pink to lime green. They come adorned with spangles, flowers, and college logos. One company even created flip-flops with a built-in bottle opener. Fun and fashionable, flip-flops have their place in your shoe closet, experts say. But they’re not meant to be worn with abandon — or else you may be courting foot pain. …

Read More