Up To 75% OFF EVERYTHING + FREE shipping

Can Crocs be the cause of foot pain?

Asked 3 years ago

I know they aren't recommended to wear if you already have issues with your feet, but can Crocs be the direct cause of such issues?

Lemuel Duran

Wednesday, October 13, 2021

Crocs are definitely not a good footwear option for day-long use. It looks comfortable and relaxing, but it will cause foot or leg pain. It is because crocs' design mechanics are to make your shoe or sandal non-slippery.

Additionally, it does not have proper ankle support. You will feel leg or ankle pain without ankle support all day long.

Rabinder Kumar, PT

Young Rivas

Sunday, March 13, 2022

Using crocs for long periods can cause foot pain because of its flexible shank and limited heel support. While they are usable for plantar fasciitis and metatarsalgia, they can also cause tendinitis, worsen toe deformities, and cause nail problems, corns and calluses. Best to use them with care.

Kaden Stewart

Tuesday, May 31, 2022

Yes, crocs can cause foot issues when not used appropriately. Ideally, they are best for short term occasional wear. When you use them otherwise, crocs place additional stress on the sole and lead to gripping with the toes. Consequently, this causes foot pain, tendonitis, and callus/corn formation, among other foot issues

Easton Tran

Monday, September 05, 2022

Crocs can cause foot pain when not used appropriately. Ideally, crocs are best for short-term usage. However, when you begin to wear them for long periods, you may experience foot pain because of their flexible shank and minimal heel support. Likewise, they can also cause toe issues due to gripping with toes.

Write an answer...


Please follow our  Community Guidelines

Can't find what you're looking for?