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A GUIDE TO CHOOSING SAFE FOOTWEAR
SAFE FOOTWEAR

Slip-on loafers Oxford tie shoes Velcro closure shoes Sneakers Walking sport shoes Low heeled pumps (one and one-half inches or less) Try to wear shoes with soles that are not too thick and soft
UNSAFE FOOTWEAR

High-heeled pumps Backless slippers or shoes Stockings or socks only Shoes with slippery leather or sticky crepe soles Shoes that are too tight (leave pressure marks on your skin) Shoes that are too loose (slip at heel)

C O N N E C T I C U T C O L L A B O R AT I O N F O R F A L L P R E V E N T I O N

Copyright 2005 Mary E. Tinetti, M.D.

GUIDE TO SAFE FOOTWEAR

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