|4 out of my 5 pairs of Orthaheel flip flops. Love the variety.|
At first, I found the Orthaheels a bit odd feeling- there is a lot of arch support so my flat feet took some time getting used to this feature. Soon I grew to love them and recently ordered 3 more pairs (from 6 p.m. again as I find their pricing best-- seriously cannot justify paying full price for flip flops no matter how great they are.) Love the colors and different looks.
So why do I prefer Orthaheels to Fit Flops?
|Fit Flop arch is much flatter.|
|Orthaheel very distinct arch support|
#2 The footbed is less spongy/foamy compared to Fit Flops- so Orthaheels seem more durable as the footbeds will not collapse as Fit Flops eventually do. Trust me- my original Fit Flops are very flat with no arches left.
#3 The less spongy footbeds of Orthaheels prevent my turning my ankle like I often did in my Fit Flops. Fit Flops' straps get stretched out & seem to cause me to hit the wrong part of the Fit Flop- in turn causing me to turn my ankle since the footbeds are taller than Orthaheels footbed.
|Grungy footbed even after LOTS of scrubbing.|
|Most worn pair of Orthaheels I have. Clean up nicely.|