Owwww!!!!With a half-decent fitting pair of shoes or boots, blisters should be a rare phenomenon.
The common solution, one I’m adamantly opposed to, is to apply duct tape over the existing blister, or as prevention over a known zone of trouble. One method is to apply a patch of slippery material to the inside of the footwear causing the blister (not the foot). Once a blister has formed Compeed Blister Block (aka Band-Aid advanced healing patches etc) works a treat. Please be aware that online purchases of equipment shown on this site through affiliate retailers will also help support this site by earning a commission for EYT.


However, even with good fitting boots backcountry skiers know that occasionally, especially on a long tour, blisters may rear their ugly head. For a blister to form from heat the temperature inside your boot would have to be above 120 degrees F. Putting Duct Tape over a potential blister zone only increases the friction by increasing the contact with the epidermus via the glue on the tape. Use knee-high nylons and eliminate the sheer forces that cause blisters and get the last laugh on macho men who refuse to listen.There is a simpler solution.
First, get new shoes or boots, or have them adjusted so they conform more closely to your foots unique anatomical shape.


Skin blisters are a common problem caused by friction from shoes or clothing which rubs repeatedly on the skin causing friction burns. Socks are typically the medium that transmits the shear force to your skin, causing the blister.




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Comments to «Shoes causing blisters on back of heel»

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