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 Review

Every 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 for some... Read more


Correct Toes Review

Posted By Marty Hughes, DC

Correct Toes Review

The very first of its kind, Correct Toes remains the most popular toe spacing device available to consumers today. The nature of the device—and the simple, yet powerful function it performs—offers those dealing with foot pain hope for relief (at long last). It also offers users the possibility of experiencing a wide range of foot and musculoskeletal health benefits as well as... Read more

Lems Boulder Boot Review

Posted By Marty Hughes, DC

Lems Boulder Boot Review

When it comes to functional outdoor footwear, the Lems Boulder Boot is a true pioneer. Touted for its many impressive design features (as well as for its comfort), the Boulder Boot has long been a go-to for outdoor enthusiasts and those looking to flash some style around town. In this review, we examine the Lems Boulder Boot in greater detail to... 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 share with... Read more

Lems Primal 2 Shoe Review

Posted By Marty Hughes, DC

Lems Primal 2 Shoe 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 problems,... Read more