"Sketcher claimed a patented design which has a rolling bottom that changes the way a person walks. The design utilizes different muscles in the body and firms them up. However people are suffering serious injury."
According to our rehabilitation counselor "Sketchers Shape-ups rounded sole design can cause a number of minor and severe foot injuries"" Injuries we have heard so far include falling Injuries, broken bones, broken or sprained ankles, broken hips from falls and pain or tightness in the heel, calf or Achilles’ tendon, stress fractures and hip dislocations."
"We are particularly concerned about injury to the elderly" Says the rehabilitation counselor with the helpline " Hip fracture is a serious injury for our seniors, taking months of rehabilitation and time away from friends and socialization"
Rupture of blood vessels underneath the surface of the skin on the heel
bone fracture of the heel bone
irritation and inflammation of the bursa located between the heel bone and Achilles tendon
compression of the tibial nerve as it travels through the tarsal tunnel
break in the boat shaped bone located mid-foot
tear in the ligament underneath the arch of the foot
Talus stress fracture
Peroneus brevis strain
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