Woman walking up a set of stairs in running shoes.Everyone’s feet are different, and it’s important to make sure you are wearing the right shoe to compliment your individual foot needs. It’s a common mistake to buy the wrong running shoe, and it ends up causing more pain and issues as you exercise or run.

The sole of a running shoe can be specifically designed to help a foot function better depending on whether you have: Flat feet, high arched feet, narrow feet, or wide feet.

Understanding your foot type and how to shop effectively for the right running shoe for your individual needs can help prevent injury and treat current foot, knee, hip, and back pain. Book an assessment with your local chiropodist today to get started.


Footprint Health and Wellness Centre is a multi-disciplinary clinic located in South Barrie, offering chiropody, physiotherapy, and massage therapy services. Book your appointment now!

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Brittney Wirtz

About Brittney Wirtz

Brittney is very excited to be a part of the Footprint Health and Wellness team here in South Barrie. As a primary health care practitioner in chiropody, Brittney is involved in the assessment and management of foot and lower limb conditions. She has had several years of experience working within her entire scope of practice in Ontario, as well as internationally. Brittney has had the very unique and exciting experience to work as a Podiatrist in Australia for two years, focusing on sports medicine and biomechanics for all ages. She has also worked closely with high-risk diabetic patients, and is experienced in toenail and wart surgeries.