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Nursing Shoes: FAQs

It’s no secret that nurses and healthcare workers work long hours and are constantly on their feet. If you’re going to be on your feet for that long, you deserve a pair of shoes that will provide comfort and stability. We’ve collected some of the best nursing shoes below so you can find the right work shoes for you.

Dansko Clogs

Dansko clogs are the classic “Nursing shoe,” and there’s a reason they’ve remained so popular for healthcare workers, teachers, and other professions that require prolonged standing. Their Professional Clog has been a best-seller for over 25 years and provides constant comfort throughout the day. These clogs feature a contoured midsole and outsole for comfort, exposed heel counter for stability. a reinforced toe box for added support, and an anti-fatigue rocker bottom to assist with forward motion while walking. Shop Dansko clogs here.

Crocs Clogs

Crocs are making a comeback; not just in popular culture, but in the workplace as well. They are known as the ultimate comfy shoe, and are perfect for those who stay on their feet all day. Crocs shoes offer Crocs Lock™ Tread, which combines slip-resistance with the classic comfort that they’re known for. They also recently released their LiteRide collection, which are 25% lighter than their classic clogs and feature pressure and heat-mapping, so you can give your feet support and breathability where you need it most. Crocs come in a variety of colors and styles, so you’re sure to find a pair you’ll love!

Altra Sneakers

There’s nothing better than versatile, reliable sneakers. Altra sneakers are rising in popularity, and for good reason. Altra sneakers are made with their signature FootShape™ technology that gives your feet more space in your shoes. This technology allows your foot to sit naturally and addresses biological differences in men’s and women’s feet. Every Altra shoe is also built on a Balanced Cushioning™ platform, which positions the heel and forefoot an equal distance from the ground and aids in alignment. All the features in Altra sneakers make them great shoes for healthcare workers. Shop our selection of Altras here or check out our blog on Altra technology.

Under Armour Sneakers

Under Armour has been a big name in the athletic community for a while, and the versatile, long-lasting nature of their shoes makes them perfect nursing shoes. Not only are they stylish, Under Armour shoes feature UA Charged Cushioning®, which protects your feet and absorbs impact from walking or running. Their solid rubber outsoles cover high impact zones for greater durability with less weight. This means you can wear these sneakers anywhere, from the med-surg floor to the gym. Shop our selection of Under Armour shoes here.

No matter if you’re PRN or pulling on-calls every week, each of these shoes are made for ultimate comfort on the job. Each shoe has different technology, style, and durability, so it all comes down to what YOU need. The best part? All of these nursing shoes are available at Eagle Eye Outfitters!


Eagle Eye Outfitters is a family run small business that offers radical customer service for shoppers. Our store offers a variety of outdoor and fashion apparel, accessories, and footwear needs. In other words, with hundreds of brands to choose from, EEO has it all! Shop now or visit us in-store in Dothan, Alabama.

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