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Certified nursing assistants spend most of the day on their feet.  Often working long hours during the week.  This is why it is important to find the best shoes for CNA work. Finding the right pair of shoes can make the difference between your feet and back filling you all day to only being exhausted from working all day.

There are a number of factors, according to Podiatrists that you will want to look for when buying CNA work shoes.  They recommend that shoes should be

  • Purchased during the afternoon or evening hours.  This is because during the course of the day our feet tend to swell. 
  • Always measure your feet standing up, this insures that your feet are being properly measured.  It is a myth that shoes need to be broken in.  A properly fitting shoes should have immediate comfort.  Walk around after trying on shoes to insure that they do indeed feel comfortable.
  • Lastly, they recommend that you purchase your shoes at a place that offers the type of specialty shoe what your looking for. Example for certified nursing assistants most will be searching for a great walking shoe.  These can be found at store that specializes in these types of shoes.

We have listed what we feel like and others have commented on as being hailed as the top CNA work shoes on the market.

Top Ten Best CNA Work Shoes

1. Skechers Sport Women's Premium-Premix Slip-On Sneaker

2. Skechers Sport Women's Elite Class Fashion Sneaker

3. Timberland PRO Women's Renova Professional Slip On

4. Dansko Women's Professional Patent Leather Clog

5. Merrell Women's Jungle Moccasin Pro Grip Slip-Resistant Shoe

6. Cherokee MAMBO Women's Leather Slip On Nurses Shoe

7. Timberland PRO Women's 89675 Work Shoe

8. Nurse Mates Women's Lydia Slip-Resistant Casual Clog

Alegria Women's debra Slip-On

10. Nurse Mates Lite Dove Nursing Shoe

What is the best shoes for CNA work?  It all depends on what your needs and preferences are.  You may need to have shoes that provide arch support or shoes that provide better traction and materials when proving showers to residents.  What ever shoe that you should decide to get, you should put in the time and energy to make sure that you are getting the perfect shoe for your needs.