Essential Safety and Wellness Tips Before Putting Your Feet in Flip-Flops

"Awww! Look at what happened!" My son lifts up his foot to display his newly mangled flip-flops. Sitting at a poolside cafe' table, when unpacked from his backpack, last year's sandals just gave up the fight. Popular and affordable, (okay they're cheap), I've  been guilty of outfitting my family in those well-known and well-loved foam and plastic flip-flops without a thought. Easy come, easy go, here's really no love loss. Moving on to the next pair- not this time. This time I gave consideration to the safety risks we are taking by buying and wearing dangerous footwear. Step it up with these essential safety and wellness tips before putting your feet in flip-flops.

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Essential Safety & Wellness Tips Before 
Putting Your Feet in Flip-Flops


Bringing science and sensibility to style, Okabashi stands out from other major footwear manufacturers with a strong focus on the protection and support of our feet. The Okabashi collection showcases a wide selection of affordably priced styles and colors for men and women, designed for comfort, safety and wellness. 


Choosing to wear shoes designed for the wellness of our feet often comes secondary to trendy, fashionable, stylish shoe styles. According to research from Okabashi, " Each year millions of shoes are created by designers with a keen sense of new trends in fashion, but with little or no knowledge about the health or well-being of the human foot." Not surprisingly, many of our podiatry problems result from wearing improperly fitting shoes.


"Okabashi takes a very different approach to footwear design. Starting with a basic understanding of the anatomic structure and functionality of the foot, a unique footwear product is created based on the belief that good health starts from the foot up."


Structure
Supportive Contours

Okabashi shoes are constructed with superior arch support and a defined heel cup promoting proper alignment of the feet and spine, minimizing strain on the knees, hips, and back creating better ailment. Comfortably structured, a contoured toe rest keeps the foot in place for a balanced steps.
Comfort
Reflexology-Inspired Massage Beads

Keeping comfort in mind, massaging beads are strategically placed within the foot-bed to stimulate different areas of the sole based upon Reflexology techniques. Okabashi shoes feature beads offering optimum comfort while promoting better circulation.
Safety
Signature Microplast Material

Uniquely designed, Microplast is a specially formulated, patented, recyclable blend of durable plastic. Okabashi shoes are designed with a signature safety plastic which is flexible, non-slip, odor-resistant, and more durable than comparable sandal and shoe brands.

The Okabashi Collection styles include:

Okabashi Maui Flip Flops - A fun, floral insole and our signature design make the Maui flip flop a "must-have" for every woman's shoe collection. 


Okabashi Copenhagen Clogs - Incredibly durable and comfortable, the Clog is perfect for the garden or a rainy day out. Your feet will be firmly planted in this supportive, closed-toe shoe.



Okabashi Men’s Drift - The Men's Drift sandal combines stylish, athletic inspired designs that are perfect for the energetic enthusiast.

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