Doctors and nurses spend the entire day on their feet, putting enormous strain on their bodies. Tired legs, back pain and vein problems are the most common medical issues among people in this sector. But it doesn’t have to be this way!
kybun shoes are perfectly suited to the work that people do in hospitals and doctors’ surgeries. The walk-on-air sole provides optimal shock absorption and noticeably reduces the stress on the body. The shoes are also easy to clean and disinfect. The non-slip soles provide a secure grip and prevent accidents in the workplace. What’s more, the foot climate system ensures optimal moisture and temperature regulation.
«kybun shoes enable active, healthy movement on hard surfaces. The soft, flexible sole is gentle on joints, strengthens your muscles and improves balance,»explains Prof. Dr Christian Gäbler, a consultant in trauma surgery and sport traumatology in Vienna, Austria.
Dr Konrad Birrer, consultant certified by the Swiss Medical Association in Lucerne, Switzerland, is impressed with how effective the shoe is: «kybun shoes are an effective tool for proprioceptive training. You can wear them at all times and they are very comfortable. I was able to relieve the strain on my Achilles tendon just by wearing kybun shoes. I didn’t need any specific therapy, as the flexible sole strengthened the stabilising muscles in my ankles and relieved the overstrained muscles. I would advise wearing kybun shoes after any injuries to the lower extremities and I’d recommend them for jobs where you’re required to stand all day, for athletes and for the elderly, as they can prevent falls.»
Alongside malnutrition and smoking, lack of exercise is one of the main causes of lifestyle diseases such as high blood pressure, diabetes and coronary heart diseases. Doctors recommend the kyBounder to patients as the soft springy mat allows them to do a moderate amount of movement while completing everyday activities. Medical professionals use the kyBounder as a therapy or preventative measure for back pain, venous diseases and foot problems, among others things.
Many doctors have set up a kybun waiting room where patients can try out the kybun mat. The kybun mat allows patients to remain active while waiting and find out about the kybun movement concept.
Dynamically standing on the elastic springy kybun mat has the following advantages:
Dr med. Christoph Althaus, Rathausstrasse 17, 8570 Weinfelden, Switzerland
Dr med. Christian Bötschi, Alleestr. 31, 8590 Romanshorn, Switzerland
Dr med. Marc Röst, Feldeggstrasse 16, 8590 Romanshorn, Switzerland
Dr med. Beat Weidmann, Bahnhofstrasse 26, 9320 Arbon, Switzerland
Dr med. Urs Jundt, St. Gallerstrasse 16, 9324 Arbon, Switzerland
Th. & K. Gropp joint practice, Oberer Garten 1, 8598 Bottighofen, Switzerland
Naturopathic practice of Ingelore Gut, Henauerstrasse 10, 9244 Niederuzwil, Switzerland
Dr Andreas Gösele-Koppenburg, head of the Swiss Olympic Medical Center, Medical Director of Crossklinik Basel, Switzerland
Working as a sports doctor for the Canadian bob team gave me the chance to test out the kyBoot in everyday use and during light sports activities. I was very impressed by the kyBoot concept. Walking is very pleasant, and above all it very much activates the body. You can feel that the sole is a very good shock absorber and moves in all directions, but it never feels unstable or unpleasant. I myself suffer from foot problems, as I have very high arches, with the ball of the foot often having to bear a very heavy load. The shoe suited my foot shape and needs from the very start, and I have been able to wear shoes without insoles for the first time in many years.
"Proprioception (our sense of our body's movements and relative position) and proprioceptive training are very important to avoid injury. The kyBoot is an effective tool for such training sessions; it can be worn the whole time and is very comfortable. It means that you are involved in a kind of constant training session without having to make a lot of effort. In the end I was able to try out the effect myself. Without any specific therapy, just from wearing the kyBoot, I was able to cure my Achilles tendonitis: the unstable sole strengthened the muscles stabilising my ankle joints, taking the burden off the rest of my overstressed muscles. I recommend the kyBoot following injuries to the lower extremities, for jobs in standing positions, for sportspeople and for the elderly, to prevent falls."
The shoes' soft sole make standing far more pleasant. It's a real relief to me. At first I couldn't really get my grip in these shoes, but that changed over time. It felt as if the shoes got a little firmer. I'm here now to have my stance tested on the pressure meter, as I have the feeling that I'm not standing properly in my shoes.