Advanced Foot & Orthotic Clinic

 offering a full array of chiropody services to help you maintain healthy feet

WORK FOOTWEAR

Work shoes are available in many shapes and have unique features and materials designed for specific occupations and uses. Thick leather boots with steel toe boxes are designed to protect your feet. Boots with varying degrees of traction are also available.


The American Podiatric Medical Association offers the following guide that matches specific occupational hazards with work footwear:


 


Hazard 

Falling and rolling objects, cuts and punctures

Chemicals, solvents


Protection

Steel-toe safety shoes; add-on devices, such as metatarsal guards, metal foot guards, puncture-proof inserts, and shin guards.

 Footwear with synthetic stitching and made of rubber, vinyl, or plastic.