shoe help for people with leg braces or orthotics

SHOE PARADISE = PLUS SIZE STORES

When I first started wearing leg braces, I thought my cute shoe days were over forever. Since the brace made my already wide foot even wider, I thought the only bearable option were wide-width overpriced “comfort shoes”.

I had an epiphany a few years ago when I realized that since I remove the insoles from every pair of shoes, I’m not really getting or apparently needing the “comfort” part; My leg braces are doing the real work.

What I really needed, were wide shoes with depth, good soles & stability. Some plus size stores have EEEE width shoes. They are mostly inexpensive and best of all, always on trend.

Women with Arthritis and CMT Buttoning Shirt

SAY BUH-BYE TO BUTTON BATTLES

A great fitted white shirt is a staple in every fashionista’s wardrobe. But,

when you have fine motor issues, all fasteners are a pain in the a##; especially buttons.

You can use a button helper (metal tool found at home health type stores. But,  they are time consuming to use. Instead,  I have all my button downs sewn up permanently by a local seamstress. I always leave a few open at the top and buy shirts with plenty of stretch in the fabric so that I can easily slip them over my head.