Finding the right shoes isn’t easy. And there’s nothing worse than buying shoes and discovering later that they hurt your feet.
“In this day and age, your feet don’t have to hurt,” says Ryan Richard, owner of The Foot Spot. “Most people don’t understand that you don’t have to have foot pain.”
Ryan knows what he’s talking about. He’s a certified pedorthist – a professional specially trained in the conditions that affect the feet and lower limbs. Pedorthists assess lower-limb anatomy and biomechanics. Then, they can suggest footwear, including corrective devices and shoe modification.
These services sound like a luxury, but they’re available to everyone who walks in the door of The Foot Spot.
“We’re not just a place that sells shoes,” Ryan says. “We help people find what’s the right thing for their foot, what’s most comfortable. And, we do that with style and fashion.
“Our service and expertise are unique. We’re a full-service place. We’ll sit down with you and listen to your needs. We’ll help you select what’s best for you needs. We work with all kinds of different feet, whether it’s people who are hard-to-fit or folks who are just looking for the best in comfort.”
The Foot Spot isn’t just for people with medical conditions. This family-owned and –operated store caters to everyone who wants comfortable shoes. Ryan and his staff take the time to listen to customers and carefully measure their feet.
The team’s hard work is constantly rewarded. “We have strong relationships with our customers,” says Ryan. “We’re on a first-name basis. It’s a personable, warm experience working with us.”
Customers aren’t the only ones taking notice. “Footwear Insight” magazine recently named The Foot Spot one of the top 10 footwear stores in America.
The Foot Spot works hard to earn this designation. In September and October, the store is featuring trunk shows with brands including Naot, Finn Comfort, and Taos. They’re opening an online store. And the store is hosting a contest to benefit teachers in our community. Educators are invited to submit proposals for classroom projects. The Foot Spot will provide a $500 grant – and a pair of Cobb Hill shoes – to three winning teachers.
“We get to do the right thing every day,” says Ryan. “We get to help people make a difference in their lives.”