How to Choose the Best Medical Clogs?
In the medical field, professionals have to get used to working for long hours and stand all day long.In particular there are some specific healthcare professionals, like nurses, who need to work on very long shifts, sometimes up to 12 hours. That is why wearing a quality model of medical clogs is very important.
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How the wrong pair of clogs could affect feet, legs and joints
A low-quality type of medical clogs could cause several problems, such as, Achilles tendon pain, ingrown nails, and other postural issues. This kind of injuries can significantly affect your daily activity.
Let's see how a wrong selection of medical clogs can influence the health of the user.
Let's assume that the shoe is not specifically designed for the particular activity and intended use, and that it does not fit the operator's foot well. In this case, the user could face serious problems that would adversely affect work performance as well as life outside work.
Wearing a low-quality clog could affect only the feet but also other parts of the body of the wearer, such as ankles knees, hips, joints, and lower back.
Aspects to consider when choosing sanitary footwear
A proper pair of medical clogs can help prevent additional stress on the feet and, in turn, increase productivity at work. Below are a few things to look for to find a pair of clogs most suited to medical professionals:
A good pair of sanitary clogs can help prevent further stress on the feet and thus increase productivity at work. Below are some basic characteristics to look for in a pair of clogs for healthcare professionals:
We have often heard about the importance of arch support in footwear worn by healthcare professionals. It is a very important aspect of ensuring foot comfort, reducing strain on the back and hip and improving posture. A shock absorbent sole made of quality materials can therefore be of great help in preventing physical pain.
As the hospital floor is extremely slippery due to the material it is made of and the maintenance with specific detergents, it can be easy for operators to slip. Therefore, it is important to choose clogs with non-slip soles.
Given the main characteristics of sanitary clogs, let's discover some of the lines belonging to the Reposa brand:
This is the best seller of the Reposa catalogue. It is antistatic, non-slip, and with closed upper to offer maximum protection and comfort. It also has side holes to help your foot stay ventilated and makes it easier to wash and dry the clog when needed. The clog has a safety back-strap to ensure it stays well anchored to the feet.
Light art collection
The key word is “lightness”, ideal if you’re looking for protective yet lightweight and comfortable work footwear. The following models are part of the line:
- Light One: the basic version of the Light line, a sanitary clog with all the essential safety features. The closed upper protects against infiltration, while the side windows help to keep the feet ventilated. It is equipped with a flip-up lace with rivet fastening and an anti-slip SRC sole.
- Light shock: its winning feature is still its extreme lightness, while the SRC anti-slip sole and anti-static plug protect against the risk of slipping and shocks due to the accumulation of electrostatic charges. The side openings allow the foot to ventilate, while the closed upper protects against the infiltration of liquids and other substances. An antibacterial and antistatic insole is included.