7 Tips for Choosing The Correct Boot for Wide Feet This Winter

How do you know a winter boot is the correct boot for your wide feet? How should a winter boot fit? Does your boot hamper your foot conditions? If so, then this article is for you. In this guide, you will get 7 tips for choosing the correct boot for wide feet this winter. 


What is Wide Boot? 

A wide boot is specially designed for people with wider feet. A wide boot has overall the same length, but the toe box and forefoot width are increased to accommodate. These kinds of boots have greater depth as wide feet are usually taller than as usual boots.


If you fail to pick up the correct boots or wear narrow shoes on your foot can cause painful foot conditions. You may suffer from a lot of issues on your foot such as edema, swelling, corns, calluses, morton’s neuroma, and metatarsalgia. In this case, you require a wide or extra wide boots to relieve pain on your foot. Only a wide boot or an extra wide boot can provide an amazing level of pain relief. A wide boot gives you comfort, support, balance and perfect fit to your feet.


How is a wide boot measured?

Generally, Boots are available in 6 widths. They are indicated by different labels and letters. Extra Narrow is indicated with the letter B. Regular boots are indicated by the letter D. Wide boots are indicated by E. Extra Wide Boots are labelled by EE and Last triple wide boots are indicated with the label EEE.


B Widths – Extra narrow:

The label ‘B’ is considered as a normal or medium boots for women, but for men it’s considered as a narrow.  There are others which are considered also as a Narrow or Extra Narrow boots for women and Men such as 2A = AA, 3A = AAA, 4A = AAAA.


D Widths – Regular Boots:

The letter ‘D’ is considered a Normal, Medium width boot for men. For women, ‘D’ is indicated only for wide boots.


E or 2E or 4E Width – Wide or Extra Wide Boots:

Adding more E’s in the boots will increase the overall width. 2E and 4E are two of the most common letters for wide boots. 2E is considered as a wide boot and 4E will be considered extra wide for men. For women, a 2E is considered an extra wide. There are a lot of boots available in sizes larger than 4E, 6E which are for diabetic shoes like 10E, 12E, 14E etc.


Mens and womens wide width winter boots is a type of boot that is designed to keep your feet warm all day long during cold weather. A winter boot differs from a snow boot in that case snow boots are specifically designed for very cold weather, snowy or wet situations. A big difference between a snow boot and a winter boot is that winter boots frequently fail in keeping your feet dry. 


7 tips for choosing the correct winter boots:

Here we take a look at how to choose the best winter boots for you, what to look out for when buying


  1. Orthopedic/Therapeutic Style

Make sure you purchase an Orthopedic/Therapeutic style in your boots. Orthopedic shoes are shoes that are specially designed to protect our feet from objects that hurt us. They are often designed with a specific use in mind, they are an important barrier to foot injuries such as punctures, cuts, scrapes, burns, and even frostbite. Therapeutic Shoes are shoes that offer maximum support and balance our feet. These kinds of shoes reduce the risk of skin breakdown, specially in cases of poor blood circulation on our feet. 


  1. Removable Footbed

Make sure the boot has a removable footbed to put those unbelievable Heat Moldable Custom inserts inside the boot. The footbed also known as insole or inner sole is the inside part of the shoe. It may have constructed and structured layers for better fit and comfort. 


  1. Soft Upper

Choice an upper that is soft for very flexible for the upper to emulate to your feet


  1. Perfect Boot Size

You need widths that will fit your foot – like D 2E 3E 4E 5E 6E 7E widths for Men and Ladies. Without having perfect size, it will hamper foot conditions. As a result, your feet can cause painful foot conditions such as corn, calluses, heel spurs, ankle pain, knee pain, back pain, leg pain, edema, swelling.


  1. Waterproof or Water-resistant Boots

Make sure the shoe is waterproof or an upper that will take Scotchgard elements. Waterproof boots will keep the foot warm during cold weather


  1. Reinforced Midsection and Heel Counter

You want a real reinforced midsection and heel counter to eliminate that bilateral movement. Depth and strength in the heel counter of shoes are mandatory that will allow you to put a good Triple-layer Heat Moldable Customize insert into the shoe 

This video will explain in more details about depth and strength



  1. Fashionable and Comfortable boot

You want style, inter-support, balance, directional support, outer support, and fit

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