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Edgar Michel
Why do Nurses wear Clogs?

Although it may seem like an easy question, you will not hear an experienced nurse ask it. They would know the answer!


Clogs have been a favorite choice of footwear for nurses since the 1800s. This is due to the support they provide over a long time. Support will improve posture, and prevent or relieve pain in the lower back, ankle, knee, and foot. It is common for nurses to be standing continuously for 12-hour shifts. You should realize that shoes that are only comfortable for a brief time will not be as comfortable over time.

In a short time, the cushioning of shoes will make them feel more comfortable. It is similar to sleeping on a soft bed. Unfortunately, this is misleading as there is no correlation between comfort and support. It is difficult to determine if soft shoes provide the required support. Conversely, if the shoes feel more comfortable at first (which they should), it will be easier to gauge if the shoes are supportive. They are more likely to be comfortable for a longer time, as it is easier to see where the support is coming from and what you need. This would have allowed you to make a better decision.

However, this does not mean that shoes that feel comfortable at first will last 12 hours. This is why you need to trust the brands that make their footwear. Clogs provide superior support to shoes and trainers. The major clog manufacturers have been studying foot anatomy for decades. They use both medical and consumer feedback to develop their work ranges.


Clogs have no laces, which is the most obvious feature. This makes it easier to avoid tripping on one's feet or even getting caught on equipment. A lack of laces or any upper fastening reduces the pain caused by concentrated pressure on the feet.

Easy cleaning is possible thanks to the simple and easy design of the uppers. Infection control is a key factor in any healthcare environment.

Clogs have closed feet. This protects against injury from falling objects as well as sharp instruments.

Clogs for work are not designed to be fashionable. For maximum contact with the ground, they are often made with a sturdy sole unit. To maximize slip resistance, this is often combined with anti-slip sole material or sole inserts.

Modern clogs include antistatic technology and composite safety toe caps. Antistatic technology will reduce the chance of sparks and interference with electrical equipment by earthing the potential charge buildup in the body.


This is the result of footwear that is both safe and supportive.

You will be less likely to focus on your aches and pains if you have the right clogs. Stress levels will be reduced if you experience less pain and achieve greater output.

It is comforting to know that your work environment is safe. Antistatic technology, which removes electrical charge from the body, has been shown to reduce stress. We all have more charges today due to our less contact with the Earth. Working with injury or reducing the time away from work will result in fewer slips, falls, and injuries. All of these problems can be addressed to make a person happier.

Nurses spend most of their time caring for others' health and often neglect their own. Take stock. Start by paying attention to your feet, and then buying good shoes.

The information below will be helpful if you're currently shopping for comfortable nurse shoes. This information should be combined with your knowledge about your feet. Ask a lot of people if you want to do your market research with friends. Everyone's feet are unique and each person will have different experiences.

Edgar Michel
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