Queen Letizia gets off her heels and opts for barefoot footwear.

Queen Letizia has been dealing with foot problems lately. Firstly, in 2022, he was diagnosed with a Morton's neuroma in his left foot. This painful condition is characterized by a thickening of the tissue around the nerves between the third and fourth metatarsals. Morton's neuroma can cause severe, stabbing pain in the metatarsal area (front of the foot, under the third and fourth toes), as well as numbness and tingling.

Secondly, more recently, Queen Letizia suffered a fracture to the proximal phalanx of the middle toe of her right foot due to a domestic accident.

Despite the injuries, Queen Letizia has to maintain her official commitments, so someone, in their very good judgment, has recommended that she opt for larger, more comfortable footwear for these occasions.

He could have chosen a conventional sneaker, from any fashion brand, however, he chose barefoot footwear in his last appearance. And this says a lot about the moment we are living in and the change we are experiencing...

These are the benefits of wearing 'barefoot' sneakers like Queen Letizia's

Why did the queen choose barefoot shoes and not any other sneaker?

  • Comfort and relief: Barefoot footwear respects the anatomy of the foot contrary to what fashionable sneakers do. With its minimalist design and flexible soles, it allows your feet to move naturally. This shoe is the only one that minimizes the chances of discomfort and friction, especially after suffering a fracture in the phalanx of the central toe of the right foot.
  • Reduction of pressure on the toes: This type of footwear has a very wide toe, without ending in a point like most sneakers. With these barefoot sneakers, Queen Letizia will experience less pressure on her toes and forefoot. This could be beneficial both for your Morton's neuroma, as it would reduce compression on the nerves between the metatarsals, and for the break, because it would not compress and deflect the bone that is in the process of ossification.
  • Muscle strengthening: Barefoot footwear stimulates the muscles of the foot and leg, which could help keep the muscles active and strengthened. This could be especially helpful for your recovery after your fracture. The rest of the shoes with such thick soles and such rigid structures do not allow the foot to work, they simply cement it.
  • Improved posture: By respecting the natural shape of the foot and providing a flat base, barefoot can help maintain a more aligned posture. We don't even talk about the heel, but those shoes in which there is a drop, that is, the heel is higher than the front, what they do is generate compensations in the rest of the body, causing pain in the knees, hips, back...

We hope that Queen Letizia opts more and more for barefoot footwear and reduces the use of conventional shoes. This change could not only improve your well-being and comfort, but also contribute to your overall health in the long term. We would love to see you wearing barefoot shoes more often, enjoying their benefits and maintaining an active lifestyle without the hassle of conventional shoes.

If you suffer from any of these ailments or would like to experience the benefits of barefoot, we leave you the link to our latest barefoot shoe model:

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