(Tampa, FL- 5/9/2022) Wrong sandal can cause heel pain, Achilles tendonitis, other ailments. Recent market research reveals sales of men’s sandals jumped 20 percent between 2015 and 2017. Along with the growing popularity of sandals come more aches and pains for male feet, the wrong sandal could cause problems including heel pain, Achilles tendonitis, pain in the big toe and even breaks and stress fractures in some of the foot’s 26 bones.

People with diabetes should consult their foot and ankle surgeon before wearing sandals. Despite what many may tell themselves, foot pain is not normal. Contact Ankle & Foot Associates office at (813)985-2811 to have your painful foot checked out by a surgeon who is educated, trained and experienced in treating foot and ankle conditions.
Dr. Auguste, Dr. Honeycutt, and Dr. Shama belongs the American Prodiatric Medical Association, a national medical association of foot and ankle surgeons. For more information on foot and ankle conditions, you can also come in for an evaluation.

David Auguste, DPM, (ABPM)