Doctor explains the medical risks of going barefoot in summer

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ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- Are you thinking about enjoying a barefoot summer? You may want to reconsider.

Orthopedic Surgeon, Dr. Rick Lehman from the U.S Center for Sports Medicine in Kirkwood discussed the "no-shoe" movement. Dr. Lehman explained that you need shoes for structural support to help your back and knees.

Even barefoot marathon runners should be weary of the continual breakdown of feet structure.

Get more information at uscenterforsportsmedicine.com.

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