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Correct Toes Q&A

Posted By Marty Hughes, DC


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July 22, 2015

Please describe how to use velcro straps looped through the cavities in Correct Toes. Thank you!

August 11, 2015
Natural Footgear

Hello, Kate,

Thank you for your posted inquiry. We are happy to send you a personal email with detailed photos of how to make use of this clever technique to help your Correct Toes fit optimally, and we will do that presently. Thank you again for writing!

All best,
Sarah K. Schuetz

December 14, 2016


I’m also interested in how to use velcro straps to keep the spacers in place. Could you give me some info about this, please? Thank you!

December 14, 2016
Natural Footgear

Hi, Alberto,

Thank you for your question. Please check out the link below to view an image of the velcro loop technique:

Marty Hughes, DC

March 02, 2018

Would it be okay to wear toe separators in shoes during the day?

March 02, 2018
Natural Footgear

Hi, Angel,

Thank you for your question. In our experience, we’ve found that wearing Correct Toes inside shoes with a sufficiently wide toe box in a weight-bearing situation (e.g., standing, walking, running) yields the greatest corrective effect on the toes. So, wearing the spacers inside appropriately wide toe box footwear throughout the day is a great goal for anyone looking to truly rehabilitate their feet and toes.

It’s important to start in gradually, though, slowly building up wear-time with the spacers and wide toe box footwear to allow the body time to adapt. Consider starting with 30 minutes the first few days and then building up wear-time to tolerance as the days and weeks go on.

I hope this information is helpful for you. If you have further questions, please do let us know!

Kind Regards,
Andrew Potter

March 04, 2018

I am interested in your product because it can be worn at night or in shoes. Please explain where I can get velcro straps that don’t irritate my toes. I didn’t see velcro straps in your product description.

March 04, 2018
Natural Footgear

Hi, Louise,

Thank you for your question. Velcro straps, of the kind that are seen in this image (, can be found at home improvement stores such as Lowe’s or even at certain art supply stores.

I hope this information has been helpful for you. Please let us know if you have further questions or concerns!

Kind Regards,
Andrew Potter

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