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Two Shoe Sizes

Feet come in all shapes and sizes. Sometimes that applies to even one single person. Aside from the obvious, one left and one right, it is not out of the question for someone to have two distinctly different feet.

Consider that each foot is comprised of 28 bones and those bones have the ability to shift in a number of directions based on where the body is balanced above it. If a person were to subtly gravitate over one foot more than the other, the shape of both feet would alter. We might find that the foot bearing more bodyweight descends toward the ground to a greater degree. When arches drop the foot gets wider, flatter, and longer. There are many people who have two different shoe sizes because of this weight shift. If someone were to have subtle rotation in their frame we could see a similar outcome. Rotation encourages the arches of one foot to flatten while lifting the arches of the other. 

The more the body migrates away from its ideal, balanced center the more likely we will observe unique changes in foot structure. So rather than going to the shoe store and trying to sneak a mismatched pair of sneakers in a box without anyone being the wiser, it might be better to restore balance to the force, or at least your body. Chances are it is not the feet that are reason for such differences, but the body above. Give us a call. We might be able to help.