Presentation on theme: "Stride ritestride rite The importance of quality shoes for babies feet."— Presentation transcript:
stride ritestride rite The importance of quality shoes for babies feet
Barefoot is Best Why do babies need shoes? Beginning walkers need foot protection from heat, cold, and sharp objects. –Shoes need to perform naturally without restriction. stride rite shoes have multi- directional deep flex grooves to mimic the natural movement of the foot for maximum flexibility. –The flexing of baby’s foot helps to develop arch and muscles.
Facts About Little Feet Infants strike the ground with twice as much force as an adult. –stride rite shoes are made with the “Strike Landing Pad” designed to cushion baby’s steps The concave insole cups baby’s foot for maximum cushioning
Facts About Little Feet There are 26 bones in an adults foot, infants only have one, the rest is cartilage which will form into future bones Babies have a layer of fat surrounding their feet to protect those developing bones stride rite shoes come in many different widths to accommodate for chubby little feet.
Facts about Little Feet Your walking pattern is developed in the first 24 months of life, but your foot continues to develop until about age 18. Improper fitting and poorly built shoes can lead to future health issues (i.e. foot and back problems) for adults. stride rite researches and develops products specifically designed and engineered for children.