toe box


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Noun1.toe box - the forward tip of the upper of a shoe or boot that provides space and protection for the toes; "the toe box may be rounded or pointed"
boot - footwear that covers the whole foot and lower leg
shoe - footwear shaped to fit the foot (below the ankle) with a flexible upper of leather or plastic and a sole and heel of heavier material
upper - piece of leather or synthetic material that forms the part of a shoe or boot above the sole that encases the foot; "Uppers come in many styles"
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The toe box has enough wiggle room for your feet when they swell up from long-distance runs.
Select shoes with a wide toe box so that your toes aren't constricted during running, she added.
I have a high instep and need a wide toe box. I had never worn compression socks before, and to my surprise they are very comfortable.
To prevent toe deformities, choose shoes with a wide toe box, soft soles, and a low heel height to reduce the pressure and compression on the toes.
Moreover, orthopedic shoes are best for those who are suffering foot-related disorders such as wider toe box, or need orthotic or insoles for arch support.
Additionally, cramming your toes into a narrow toe box can cause nerve damage and bunions.
If you have bunions, you'll be more comfortable in a shoe with a slightly wider toe box, but your foot shouldn't shift side to side.
The impact of high heels on the forefoot is compounded by the cramped toe box associated with high heels.
"Look for footwear with a wide toe box, preferably made out of soft leather or fabric to avoid any rubbing of the bony bump of the bunion.
Look for footwear with a wide toe box, preferably made leather or fabric to avoid any rubbing of the bony bunion.
The playground is installed on the toe box at a point where the coating is now concrete mortar.
Choose shoes with a wide toe box that won't put pressure on the bunion.