Take Care of Your Feet and They Will Take Care of You
Your feet help to get you through the day in one
piece. Whether you work, look after children,
study or do a mixture of all three you will soon
notice when your feet are suffering. Wearing
shoes that are not the perfect fit can turn a
normal day into one of agony and pain.
Sadly, many women suffer and fail to take care
of their feet through no fault of their own. They
suffer because of short-sighted retailers and
manufacturers who fail to make shoes in sizes
that modern women need.
What’s Wrong with Having Bigger Feet?
More and more women are now the owners of feet that require ladies size nine shoes or above.
Most of the shops on the high street stock plenty of size threes up to a size six or seven. If you need
a shoes size larger than this you may be lucky to find they stock one pair, but that’s your lot.
Women with size nines or tens will often have to leave the store empty handed, shop in the men’s
section or worse, buy a pair of shoes that doesn’t fit them properly.
Damage Caused to Feet When Wearing Smaller Shoes
Most of us know that buying children shoes that are
too small is bad for them. The shoes cramp their feet
and stop the feet from growing properly. As we get
older our feet may stop growing and our bones won’t
be as soft, but the damage caused by small shoes still
Rubbing is a huge problem, you may experience
rubbing on the top of the foot, on the heel, soles or
sides of your feet. Anywhere where the shoe rubs will
feel sore, become red very quickly and could result in
blisters and corns. You may also suffer from ingrowing
toe nails that can become so painful that they require
Another issue that affects many women who cannot find larger women’s shoes is cracked heels.
Cracked heels are caused by skin that is highly pressurised, often a problem when wearing shoes
that don’t fit. When the skin has pressure applied over long periods of time it tries to protect itself
and the skin becomes thicker. If the thick skin becomes dry it can crack and become extremely
Find Shoes that Fit by Using Forward Thinking Shoe Retailers
Don’t suffer just because your favourite high
street store doesn’t stock large size ladies shoes.
Take your hunt online and discover the retailers
who recognise the need to provide fashionable
shoes for women. You can find online stores that
promise quality shoes that are available in size
eight, nine and even up to a size twelve. The
designs are modern and there are shoes for work,
home, leisure and all seasons. Never squeeze
your feet into shoes that don’t fit properly. Size 9
ladies shoes are out there, just look online.
Katie Long Shoes Ltd
143 Hampton Lane
Tel: 0845 263 8925