An estimated 87 percent of the general population suffers from foot-related problems, most of which can be linked to improper support for flat feet or high arches, wearing improper footwear, walking or standing on hard surfaces for long periods of time, being overweight or suffering from sports injuries. While many people looking for relief turn to the various arch supports and cushion products they see in retailers like drug and grocery stores, Good Feet takes the process to another level.
Good Feet sales consultants take each customer through a personal bio-mechanical balancing and measurement process to identify the customer’s primary activities and shoe style preferences. Next, the customer is personally fit with arch supports and cushions that can provide them with the comfort, balance and support.
“Most people think there’s only one arch in their foot,” said Dan Austad, owner of Good Feet in Oregon. “But we show them that there are actually four.”
Good Feet products are designed to support all four of the foot’s arches, which makes the personal fitting process so important. Through better foot support, a person’s body weight is more evenly distributed, which maximizes stability and balance, and can reduce pressure that can cause discomfort, not just in the feet, but upwards through the legs, hips and back.
“There is such a huge need out there, as so many people are suffering because of their feet,” added Austad. “We’
Good Feet’s grand re-opening will be hosted on Thursday, July 10th from 10am to 2pm with special guest Bill Walton. Attendees will receive a free personal fitting, a free foot analysis, special product discounts, and a chance to win a signed basketball by Bill Walton. Bill Walton will also share his experience with the Good Feet arch supports. The event will be located at 737 Lancaster Dr. NE. Salem, Oregon 97301. For event details or directions, call 503-546-4224. Store hours are Monday-Saturday from 10am-6pm and 11am-5pm Sunday.