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Dr. Rudolph Anderson is featured in an article about flip flops and foot pain at You can check out an excerpt below. To read the full article, click here.

Wellness Matters: Flip Flops = Foot Flops

Thwack-thwack, thwack-thwack.

Hear that sound? It’s flip flop season. The summertime staple with the distinctive soundtrack may be synonymous with laid-back fun, but the flimsy footwear is actually putting your body at risk. The more you wear the sandals, the greater those risks grow.

Flip-flops offer no ankle or arch support, heel cushioning or shock absorption – all of which cause problems in both the short and long term. Issues range from sore or injured feet to more serious health concerns such as stress fractures, joint pain and spinal injuries.


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