Do podiatrists like Crocs?

Some do, some don’t.


“They should not be worn by people with diabetes” says a colleague in Cape Town.

On the other hand, a British podiatrist, writing in Podiatry Now, thinks they have great therapeutic potential and presents a case history as evidence. He suggests that they be researched by the podiatry profession.

Some UK websites are full of therapeutic ‘evidence’ and testimonials.



Andrew has taught at the University as well as providing podiatry services in South Africa since 1977. Twice chair of the Podiatry Association of South Africa and a commentator on care of your feet on both radio and television he now works in private practice in Cape Town and Hout Bay.