Waking up on a chilly morning and slipping on a pair of extra plush, oh-so-warm, fur-lined slippers to wear while you’re sipping on coffee on the couch, cracking open your favorite book is peak morning routine goals.
But, what good are these slippers really if after a couple hours of walking and lounging around, your feet—and even your knees and back—can feel the lack of support from their maybe-too-soft soles? The answer is not very good at all, unless you opt for a super-supportive pair that also have all the cozy, keep-you-warm qualities you’re after.
“When I discuss with patients about proper slippers, I always discuss slippers that are comfortable and supportive,” says podiatrist Brad Schaeffer. “But, if they are hurting you in the lo