Sure, with 26 bones in our feet, we were designed to move. But our feet don't have the natural shock absorbers other parts of the body have.
To better protect your feet-the pathways to your big joints in your knees and hips-always wear well-cushioned walking or running shoes when you'll be on your feet for extended periods of time (even if you're just standing). Running shoes are usually a good option, because they're well-cushioned in the back of the shoe-where your heel strikes the ground first and absorbs most of your body's weight.
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