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Does anyone have any advice for good shoes to wear on the floors? I do a lot of Psych call and consult liason type stuff, and since the elevators in our hospital suck, I am finding myself walking 5-6 flights of stairs regularly. My feet are killing me.

I have heard Rockford is good for males. I want something Black that will blend in well with dress pants.

I've also heard about Cole Haan's but any tips would be appreciated. Thanks
 

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Worth asking the podiatrists in their forum.
 
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Mephistos are the best. Period.
But you'll pay for the privilege of wearing them.
 

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Depending on your feet, you might benefit from some custom orthotic insoles that you can use in pretty much any shoe, but they will also be a few hundred dollars.
 

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I forgot about Mephistos. They are great. All of these shoes are pricey but well worth the cost. If my feet hurt I'm not happy.
 

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Part of it is going to be what you do during the day. I predominantly standing field like surgery seems to give a lot of love to the Danskos. They're less great for constant walking and useless if you have to run (responding to codes). I'll second candbgirl's recommendation of Eccos. I have some with an off the shelf orthotic and I can't remember the last time my feet hurt.
 

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rockports, not just for your grandpa! they even have a waterproof version for when you have to walk between buildings in the snow.


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Any specific Mephistos recommendations? Looking into buying a pair in a couple weeks after I get out the unit and have some time
The ones that fit you and don't look like 1970s era orthopedic shoes.
 
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Open shoes like that wouldn't really fly where I've trained. Do you really want to potentially get blood, urine, poop, vomit, and more on your socks/skin through those holes?
That was a joke, sorry, thought sandals and athletic socks made it obvious enough. Sandals in general would universally be a no go just from a professionalism standpoint anywhere I've rotated so far, outside of maybe a chill family medicine location
 

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That was a joke, sorry, thought sandals and athletic socks made it obvious enough. Sandals in general would universally be a no go just from a professionalism standpoint anywhere I've rotated so far, outside of maybe a chill family medicine location
Sadly, I've seen it done many times...
 
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Allen Edmonds. Most comfortable shoes I've ever put on.
 
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