How To Stretch Shoes For Swollen Feet
Need to know how to stretch shoes for swollen feet? There are a couple of different ways you can stretch shoes for swollen feet. You can have it professionally done, or you can attempt to stretch your shoes yourself. Either way will stretch your shoes for your swollen feet, but one way will cost you a little bit more.
What you need to stretch shoes for swollen feet:
- Shoe stretching tool
- Plastic bags
- Go to a professional to stretch your shoes. A professional cobbler can stretch your shoes so that they will fit on your swollen feet. A cobbler has all the tools necessary to accomplish this for you. It may cost you a little bit of money, but in a few days time your swollen feet will fit into your stretched shoes.
- Get a shoe stretching tool. There are tools specifically made for stretching shoes. They do not cost very much money, but they get the job done. Most stores that sell shoes will either have the tool, or they will be able to tell you where you can purchase a shoe stretching tool to stretch your shoes for your swollen feet.
- How to use a shoe stretching tool. These are very simple instruments to use. They are specifically designed to stretch all kinds of shoes so your swollen feet will fit in them again. Insert the tool into your shoe to the area that needs to be stretched for your swollen feet and crank it open a little at a time. Once you reach the desired stretch in your shoes, leave the stretching tool in your shoes for a whole day. Once you remove the stretching tool, your swollen feet will fit into your stretched out shoes.
- Use water to stretch your shoes. A strange, but effective method of stretching your shoes is to freeze water in them. Place plastic bags in your shoes and fill the bags with water. Seal the bags so that the water does not leak out. Put your shoes in the freezer and let the water turn to ice. The expansion of ice will stretch your shoes for your swollen feet. Leave your shoes in the freezer for an entire day. When you remove the shoes, let the ice melt a little before removing the plastic bags. Congrats! Your swollen feet will be happy with your newly stretched shoes.