Shoe & Footgear Reviews

Altra Shoes Review

Posted By Marty Hughes, DC


Altra running and walking shoes are foot-healthy athletic shoes for 
men and women that allow the feet and toes to function the way nature intended. In this product review, I’ll discuss the beneficial design features that are incorporated into these shoes as well as how these wide toe box shoes for runners, walkers, and hikers can be used in combination with other natural footgear to support long-term... Read more

Catalyst Pedals Review

Posted By Marty Hughes, DC

Catalyst Pedals ReviewEvery now and then a product comes along that's so simple, yet so brilliant in design that it makes you wonder why it never previously existed. The Catalyst Pedal by Pedaling Innovations is just such a product. Some readers may know that we—Natural Footgear co-founders Drs. Marty and Robyn Hughes—are avid road cyclists. We have been trialing these new pedals... Read more

Correct Toes Review

Posted By Marty Hughes, DC


Correct Toes toe spacers are made of medical-grade silicone, which makes them flexible, durable, and comfortable. These toe spacers were invented by renowned sports podiatrist Dr. Ray McClanahan to help place your toes in the correct anatomical position relative to the ground and to one-another. Correct Toes helps you mimic the natural barefoot position that’s commonly seen in people who have...
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Lems Boulder Boot Review

Posted By Marty Hughes, DC


The Lems Boulder Boot is a lightweight, all-season boot that supports natural foot and toe health. In this product review, I’ll highlight the key design features that help make this boot a foot-healthy choice as well as how these boots can best be used to restore normal foot and toe anatomy and prevent a variety of common foot problems. I’ll also discuss how these wide toe box boots... Read more

Lems Nine2five Shoe Review

Posted By Marty Hughes, DC


The Lems Nine2five is an attractive, foot-healthy, lightweight men's Oxford dress shoe that’s appropriate in both business and casual settings. In this product review, I’ll highlight the most important design features of this shoe and share with you the reasons why I believe this shoe can be helpful in preventing a lot of common foot problems, such as bunions, neuromas, and plantar fasciosis. I’ll also... Read more

Lems Primal 2 Shoe Review

Posted By Marty Hughes, DC

Lems Primal 2 shoes review

Among minimalist footwear, the Lems Primal 2 is a true standout. Hailed for its foot-friendly design, comfort, and overall attractiveness, the Primal 2 has stood the test of time and continues to be one of the most popular minimalist shoe models on the market. In this review, we take a closer look at the Lems Primal 2 to better assess... Read more


Luna Sandals Review

Posted By Marty Hughes, DC


Luna sandals are ultra lightweight minimalist sandals for running, walking, and trekking. In my experience, I’ve found Luna sandals to be durable, comfortable, and perfect for a variety of terrain and activities. These minimalist, huaraches-style sandals help keep your feet healthy and toes straight by staying out of the way of your foot. They also help prevent some of the most common toe, foot, and leg... Read more