Flip Flops: Biomechanical critiques resonate with clinicians and designers

iStockphoto.com #820398686 It’s no secret by now that traditional flimsy flip flops are associated with gait alterations that can contribute to more serious issues, but for many patients, flip flops are a hard habit to break. A new generation of “comfort” flip flops offers an alternative, but clinicians remain wary. By Shalmali Pal Anyone who spends time in airports in the summer expects to be subjected to a sea of faces.

iStockphoto.com #820398686 It’s no secret by now that traditional flimsy flip flops are associated with gait alterations that can contribute to more serious issues, but for many patients, flip flops are a hard habit to break. A new generation of “comfort” flip flops offers an alternative, but clinicians remain wary. By Shalmali Pal Anyone who spends time in airports in the summer expects to be subjected to a sea of faces.

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Flip Flops: Biomechanical critiques resonate with clinicians and designers