Popular Q&A: Correct Toes

Can I Wear Toe Spacers With My Regular Socks?

Posted By Marty Hughes, DC

Can I wear toe spacers with my regular socks?
One of the most common questions we receive at Natural Footgear is the following: “Can I wear Correct Toes toe spacers in combination with my regular socks?” The answer is, yes, absolutely. We do prefer combining Correct Toes with Injinji toe socks, as both products work synergistically to encourage natural toe splay and a variety of foot... Read more

Can Minimalist Footwear & Toe Spacers Help When Hiking?

Posted By Robyn Hughes, ND

Can minimalist footwear and toe spacers help when hiking?
The Natural Footgear team receives lots of messages each day from folks around the world who want to know more about natural foot health and the products we offer. One of the most common questions we receive involves hiking footwear. Specifically: “Can I benefit from minimalist footwear & toe spacers when hiking?” Giving serious consideration to your... Read more

How Long Before I Feel the Benefits of Correct Toes Toe Spacers?

Posted By Marty Hughes, DC

How long before I feel the benefits of Correct Toes toe spacers?
We find that most people, most of the time, experience some immediate relief, with continued positive musculoskeletal health benefits occurring over months and years. Of course, results may be different for different people, and the direct and indirect health benefits of Correct Toes depends on many factors, including your age, your tissue mobility, how... Read more

Should I Wear My Correct Toes Toe Spacers at Night?

Posted By Robyn Hughes, ND

Should I wear my Correct Toes toe spacers at night?
Many people do indeed wear their Correct Toes to bed as a “night splint” to help passively restore toe splay and address a variety of common foot and toe ailments. Perhaps the biggest benefit of wearing Correct Toes during sleep, though, is improved foot and toe circulation. Keeping your toes splayed at night encourages optimal foot... Read more

Why Do People Wear Toe Spacers?

Posted By Robyn Hughes, ND

Why do people wear toe spacers?
A normal and natural human foot is widest at the ends of the toes, not at the ball of the foot. According to numerous decades-old studies, people who have gone barefoot or who have worn only minimalist footwear most of their lives—which is common in many parts of the world, including Africa, Asia, and South and Central America—have feet that... Read more