Fashion Comfortable and fashionable wide width shoes for orthotics and afos leg braces. CMT

TOP 16 SANDAL PICKS

I’ve scoured the internet and poured through hundreds of reviews to find the most comfortable and trendiest sandals of the season that work for AFO and orthotic wearers. I had to pick 16 (no easy feat) because, even though Molly Ringwald has absolutely nothing to do with comfort sandals, I…

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Hack Gadget for people with with feet related neuromuscular disorders.

Taking My Podiatrist Off Speed Dial

Whether you wear leg braces or not, people with problem feet are prone to callouses. They can make walking painful and feel awful. It is hard for me to file my own feet as I also have trouble with my hands. Before I bought one of these rechargeable electric files,…

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Lifestyle Clothes & shoes to wear with leg braces / afos for an outdoor party

What to wear with a barbecue with leg braces

Nothing screams the start of summer more than a backyard barbecue! With Memorial weekend fast approaching, patio furniture everywhere, is being cleaned and uncovered and the smell of charcoal is beginning to fill the air. Whether it’s a graduation party or casual gathering with friends, an evite to some type…

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INSPIRING PEOPLE How to live your best life with Arthritis. An interview with Effie who has RA

Effie Koliopoulos Trend-Able May Feature

Did you know that the number one cause of disability in the US is Arthritis? Don’t worry, I had no idea either. Arthritis affects more than 50 million Americans, which equates to 1 in every 5 adults and over 300,000 children in the US alone. That’s A LOT of people.

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Hack Disability Hack for people with Charcot Marie Tooth Disorder CMT or other Neuromuscular disorders

”STICK IT” TO ”PICK IT” UP!

You don’t realize how many everyday tasks require the use of a pincher grip until you don’t have one. To clarify, I have pinchers (fingers), it’s the gripping part that doesn’t cooperate. Although I try to be positive and live my best life despite having peripheral neuropathy, it’s the small…

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Hack Blow dry your hair with this disability hack

The Tool That Will Blow You Away; Literally

Blowdrying my thick long hair is a 55-minute high-intensity workout even for those without disabilities. I’m so glad I found this hands free hairdryer! It is nearly impossible for me to get a brush through my hair while holding a heavy blowdryer in my weak, tissue wasted hands. When I…

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Fashion Cute & trendy transition spring shoes/booties that fit afo and orthotics.

New Spring Transition Shoes

It’s that time of year when we’re all tired of wearing sweaters and snow boots and ready to pull out the warm weather clothes. Although the days are longer and temps are beginning to rise, it’s not yet warm enough to go outside without layers, or to wear sandals without…

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INSPIRING PEOPLE Interview with Keasha Greaves who lives stylishly with muscular dystrophy

Trend-Able interview with Keisha

Keisha Greaves is a woman with style, substance, and fierce determination. From a young age, Keisha dreamt of working in the fashion industry. After getting her Bachelors degree in fashion design and merchandising, Keisha went onto to study business in graduate. Keisha was about to finish grad school when she…

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Hack Product to help with arthritic hands and peripheral neuropathy

Breo Hand Massager

Do your fingers ache from neuropathy or arthritis? Is the frigid cold outside taking your regular chronic hand pain to a whole new level? It’s annoying, right? I get it…I’m always searching for products to help with peripheral neuropathy and arthritic type hands.

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