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Origin of Natural Foot Care: Dr. Ray McClanahan's Story

Posted By Marty Hughes, DC

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April 22, 2015
Kelly Burris

Hi. I must say, after almost 2 years of pain in my heels, your video about correct toe position is helping more than anything. I began trying to look up YOGA exercises for plantar fasciitis and found you guys by mistake. I have been trying to stretch my toes for a while now, but getting a lot more proactive since I am feeling some relief. I have bunions as well, so I really want the Correct Toes you have, just unemployed right now. But thank you for the information about the way our toes are at birth and how this society, because of the shoes we wear, has caused us all these problems. I feel a glimmer of hope now that I may be able to heal my feet. Thanks.

April 22, 2015
Natural Footgear

Hi, Kelly,

Thank you for your message. We’re happy to hear that our site has given you some hope! Best of luck to you moving forward!

Kind Regards,
Andrew Potter

July 22, 2016
Robin

Is there a directory of podiatrists who follow a natural approach to foot care? I’d like to find someone in my geographical area.

August 02, 2016
Natural Footgear

Hi, Robin,

Thank you for your comment. Please check out this list of providers to see if there are any in your area:

www.nwfootankle.com/resources/122-healthcare-providers

Most of these healthcare practitioners have at least some familiarity with natural foot care principles and approaches.

Kind regards,
Marty Hughes, DC

January 27, 2017
Braze

Coincidentally, I was born in 1999 and for the past two years have been trying to correct my feet through the information and products you sell. Thank you for starting me on this journey and providing me with the tools to get there!

January 27, 2017
Natural Footgear

Greetings, Braze,

Thank you for your kind comment! We are so glad to hear that you’ve found our site, product offerings, and approach helpful. It’s always so great to hear that younger people are taking their foot health seriously. There is no better time to do so!

Kind regards,
Marty Hughes, DC

March 02, 2018
Lyn Leader

Just ordered Correct Toes and Lems Primal 2 shoes! I have been in pain and suffering from plantar fasciitis for over 20 years. I’m so excited to try these shoes and toe spacers to correct my flat feet, and I hope to be pain-free soon!

March 02, 2018
Natural Footgear

Hi, Lyn,

Thank you for your comment. We’re excited to hear that you’re heading down the path toward optimal foot health!

If you have any questions along the way, please do let us know. And feel free to keep us updated on your progress!

Cheers,
Andrew Potter

December 29, 2018
Walter Schieron

I purchased two sets of Correct Toes quite some time ago. I also always wear Injinji toe socks and Lems shoes. So, the Correct Toes work great, EXCEPT when I am at home, wearing no shoes and only Injinji socks with Correct Toes. The problem is that the spacers slowly shift forward as I walk in the house and then pop off. How can I get my Correct Toes to stay in place when I am not wearing shoes? Thanks!

December 29, 2018
Natural Footgear

Hi, Walter,

Thank you for your comment and question. One thing that we’ve found to work really well for the issue you’re describing is to loop two thin velcro straps through the cavities of the device and then around your big and little toes. This should keep the spacers in place when you wear them on your bare toes or over your toe socks. This image provides a visual demonstration of what I’m talking about:

https://bit.ly/2EZ2oU3

I hope this info helps! Please let us know if you have any additional questions.

All best,
Marty Hughes, DC

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