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12 Summer Sandals That Won’t Ruin Your Feet

Runner’s World writes that most people take time to pick out the best running shoes yet throw on cheap flip flops without thinking twice.

“Your basic flip-flop provides minimal stability and orthopedic support of the arch, heel, and forefoot,” says Rock G. Positano, DPM, MSc, MPH, DSc, director of the Non-Surgical Foot and Ankle Service at HSS.

“The feet are the body’s major shock-absorbing system, so without supportive shoes, this can exacerbate knee, hip, and low-back pain,” he adds.

Read the full article at RunnersWorld.com.