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Reusable Gel Dancer's Pads

Reusable Gel Dancer's Pads relieve forefoot pain by shifting weight away from the great toe joint and sesamoid bones. Applied directly to the skin. Use with or without shoes. One size, 2 thicknesses. Right/Left specific. By Myfootshop.com. 2/pkg.

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Reusable gel dancers pads - right & left
Both products address the need to cushion the ball and forefoot from burning and pain.  I highly recommend both of these products.  PLEASE note, this review combined the left and right products in an effort to eliminate duplicate efforts.
From: Guest | Date: 6/8/2017 2:59 PM
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Will buy again
These dancer pads were perfect for my injured ball of foot (sesamoiditis) pain. They apply and reapply easily. Price was good. I will order again so that I have more for other shoes.
From: Guest | Date: 4/17/2017 3:48 PM
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Reusable gel dancer pads
Awesome product. Easy to place since it adheres to bottom of foot. Changed quality of life when it came to walking longer distances again. Highly recommend. Great for sandals and flip flops as well.
From: Guest | Date: 3/23/2017 1:49 PM
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Excellent Product
Used for sesimoiditis relief, really work.
From: Guest | Date: 3/17/2017 12:51 PM
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These work!
I have had significant pain in the ball of my right foot (beneath the big toe) for several years. It seemed to be caused by overuse from playing tennis.  It gets better after resting it, but then I dont get to play! It got so bad, that I would have to walk with the weight on the outside of my foot, which can't be good for the knee, etc.

I had an x-ray done which showed no break, but the doctor only said the sesamoids were in need of rest. I have thin feet, without a lot of extra meat on them, so that made it worse.

I tried these 1/8 inch pads over the last 2 weeks, and I can say that they help take the pressure off the ball of my foot really well!!

If I position them right, I don't feel pressure from the pounding, and I am back to playing tennis without having to worry about how I step.  The adhesive is strong and I find I only have to wash them every 2-3 days to bring back the stickiness.  I am happy with the product!
From: paul | Date: 2/16/2017 11:53 AM
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Terrific product!
I have been using the Dancer Pad every day for several weeks now and am very impressed! It protects my big toe and has reduced the pain greatly! I am very happy with this product and would recommend it to anyone!!
From: Guest | Date: 12/26/2016 1:51 PM
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Too thin for me...
I ordered the standard size but should have ordered the thicker ones - the 1/8 inch did not work for me.
From: Guest | Date: 12/18/2016 6:21 PM
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Dancer''s pad for hallux limitis
I have worn these gel dancers pads on my right foot for a few years now and they are a lifesaver.  I have an arthritic big toe joint with pain and limited movement.  With the help of these pads, I have been able to walk 2-3 miles each day for exercise. Can't live without them!
From: Guest | Date: 12/15/2016 3:43 PM
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Reusable 'wonderful' Gel Dancer's Pad
I'm no dancer, but this pad has saved the day.  Diagnosed with sesamoiditis, I've tried other gel pads and even rx orthotics. This is by far my favorite.
From: Guest | Date: 7/19/2016 6:02 PM
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Thicker padding doesn't mean more comfort.
I bought Reusable Gel Dancer's pads to ease the inflammation, and pressure on the balls of my feet. But got too greedy and bought the 1/4" inch ones. I would have appreciated a small blurb to think about why i was getting the thicker ones instead of the thinner 1/4" ones. I did use the thinner once I was given from the doctor's office prior to making my own purchase, and I would forget that they were even there. These thinker ones, help, but have become an unbearable nuisance. Great product, but I wish there was better guidance on what size to buy.
From: Sidd | Date: 7/12/2016 5:08 PM
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Really helped being able to walk less painfully
I have plantar fibromatosis (about 5 nodules per foot), and these really help take the load off sore spots.
From: Richard J | Date: 7/5/2016 8:02 PM
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Excellent product
I have plantar fibromatosis (about 5 nodules per foot), and these really help take the load off sore spots.
From: Richard J | Date: 7/5/2016 8:01 PM
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Gel Dancer's Pad Review
I chose the thicker pads to be used to treat my sesamoid pain.  i think it was the right choice in that once I wear these for a while the pad is really un-noticeable makes my pain go away.  And if I forget to wear the pads - not a good day.
Well made and easy to use.  Seems to be all that it is marketed to be.
From: Guest | Date: 5/16/2016 2:54 PM
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Reuseable gel dancer's pads
I ordered the thicker pads and they have been so helpful to me in my transition from an air cast that I had to wear for sesamoiditis that I got after a cheilectomy surgery. These pads allowed me to be on my feet longer during the day with little pain.
Thank you for developing this great product!
From: Guest | Date: 5/14/2016 8:59 AM
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Life changing
I have had 6 foot surgeries and twice, the bones on the bottom of my foot have come through the metatarsal pad. Dancers pads have saved the day. I am able to use the elliptical, walk more than ever and have very reduced pain. This is a truly amazing and simple product that works.
From: Alan | Date: 4/14/2016 6:24 PM
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Good product
I bought the pads and help me a lot to relieve the pain of the sesamoditis. I use it everyday but not to play sports. The adhesive is good but wears out after many uses and moves around my foot.
From: Guest | Date: 3/7/2016 10:12 PM
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Reusable gel dancer pads
These pads work well, when they stay in the correct position. Unfortunately, this has occurred only once in all the times I have worn them. I don't know if my feet sweat excessively or what, but the pads do not stay in the correct position. They have moved to the arch of my foot, or over to the other side of the foot. The gel adhesive needs to be updated and made stronger. Even after washing the dance pads they still do not remain where they are supposed to remain.
From: Guest | Date: 2/17/2016 9:57 PM
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Works for me!
Bought these for R sesamoiditis at base of great toe (didn't feel so great!). Adhesive works as advertised, going on my 2nd week now. Appropriate relief for the pain.
From: Guest | Date: 11/23/2015 9:55 PM
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Reusable Gel Dancer's Pads
After one bad day of wearing flats, I spent a year walking around with self-diagnosed sesamoiditis. I bought the 1/8" reusable dancer's pad about a month ago and have worn it directly on my foot daily. No pain when I wear it and I have noticed a small improvement from where I was when I walk barefoot (without the pad).  They are most definitely reusable after washing, too. I can go about two weeks before the adhesive begins to wear down, wash it and swap it out for the 2nd (included) pad while it dries.
From: Guest | Date: 8/4/2015 10:13 PM
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Uncomfortable
These felt heavy and awkward on my foot. After dancing for 15 min I had to take it off and replaced it with one of the less expensive pads which was more comfortable - in fact I bought more of the cheaper one twice since.
From: Dena | Date: 7/29/2015 4:49 PM
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Excellent
I have had 6 foot surgeries and as a result bones break thru the padding and skin. I'm pretty active so you can imagine the issues this causes.
My choice, another surgery to shave the seamed bone or try these.
Results have been amazing. They protect, are reusable, well made and made a tremendous difference in pain from the moment I put it on.
Buy it. Use it.
From: Alan | Date: 7/11/2015 3:07 PM
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Great for Sesamoiditis
Really helpful for my sesamoiditis pain. Previously, I was taping a felt pad to my foot, and this is much easier to use. It took a few tries to find the exact placement, but once I figured that out, I like it.

I had hoped to use this in conjunction with the carbon fiber spring plate, but that did not work for me.
From: Guest | Date: 5/18/2015 9:29 PM
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A LIfe Saver
These last forever. I am a 67 year old ballroom dancer who developed pain in the metatarsal area of my right foot due to insufficient padding. The pain was so severe that I had to take 4 months off from dancing. I tried the 1/4 inch pads and was able to fully resume my dancing. Some dance shoes I had to get rid of because they wouldn't accommodate the pads. They worked better with my roomier shoes. I found out about them  thanks to a review written by the mother of an Irish dancer who had a similar problem. These really work.
From: Lise | Date: 4/6/2015 3:39 PM
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These Reusable Gel Dancers' Pads really work!
The Reusable Gel Dancer's pads are amazing, they work for me.  I've tried a lot of other pads to ease the discomfort on the ball of my feet, and they are waste of money.  Also I have slim feet, I use inserts to keep my feet in place.  But these pads (especially the thick ones) are doing exactly the same thing.
From: Guest | Date: 2/23/2015 1:39 PM
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Reusable Gel Dancer's Pads
I ordered the re-usable gel dancer pads for my husband.  He is a restaurant manager who works long hours and is on his feet for extremely long periods of time.  He also has sesamoiditis.  The reusable gel pads have been a life saver!  We've tried countless pads and cushions and these are the only thing that work.  Yes, they really are re-usable.  Great product and I highly recommend.
From: Guest | Date: 1/25/2015 10:41 AM
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Reusable Dancer's Pads
I had bunion surgery that went wrong and now I have sesamoiditis. Went to another foot surgeon and he recommended either reconstructive foot surgery to correct it or try dancer's pads.  I chose not to have surgery and I am now totally dependent on Myfootshop's dancer's pads.  They are much better than other pads out there.  Without them, I wouldn't be able to put any weight on my foot.
From: Guest | Date: 1/24/2015 11:11 PM
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Reusable Gel Dancer's Pads
I've had ball of the foot (right) for a very long time.  Prior to purchasing pads, I was getting cortisone shots (at least three) every 6 mos. or so.  Since purchasing and wearing pads when I start to hurt, I've had no shots and the pain goes away after wearing pads for a few days.  Thanks Myfootshop for the relief!
From: Guest | Date: 1/24/2015 11:03 PM
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Reusable Gel Dancer's Pads
I was struggling with sesamoiditis in both feet for two months without seeing any improvements.  I had a ultramarathon approaching and decided to give Reusable Gel dancer's pads a try.  I was utterly shocked when I had no pain after 50 miles of running.  These pads were comfortable from the start without having to get use to them, and I never noticed them once during the entire 50 miles.

This product was a godsend for my feet!
From: Guest | Date: 1/24/2015 10:27 PM
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Reusable Gel Dancer's Pads
I was diagnosed with arthritis in my big toe with surgery as an option to correct the problem.  As a mom of a young child and an avid tennis player, surgery was absolutely NOT an option.  After Googling my condition I came across Reusable Gel Dancer Pads and gave them a try. They redistribute the weight of the front of my foot and literally take the pressure off of my big toe.  Result? NO MORE PAIN!  A wonderful product!
From: Guest | Date: 1/24/2015 10:22 PM
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Good Sesamoid Protection
I bought the 1/4" version and they do provide good cushion to prevent the sesamoids from bearing a lot of weight. They also adhere to the bottom of my feet and are relatively easy to manage under socks. My one complaint is that the material goes from slick to porous on the side touching the sole of my foot. Consequently, it is more difficult to clean off lint/dirt and seems like it is degrading. I haven't had them long, so I don't know if this is something that will subside and then maintain itself.
From: Guest | Date: 12/4/2014 11:10 PM
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Good product wrong thickness
I am sure this particular item is excellent, but it wasn't so excellent for me. I should have purchased the thinner reusable pads. The one element of this product I like is that it is reusable, so I will try my hand at ordering the right thickness.
From: Guest | Date: 11/3/2014 9:56 AM
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great product!
With really bad sesamoiditis in my right foot, it helped a lot for getting back into running. I will say 1/4" is, I think, too thick for normal walking and for a lot of standing. It is also a pain to get down the sweet spot of where to place it on your foot. Once you get it down, you are good to go!
From: Guest | Date: 10/19/2014 7:16 PM
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REUSABLE GEL DANCER'S PADS
These gel pads are wonderful!  They make walking pain free.  
From: Guest | Date: 8/22/2014 4:44 PM
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Did not like
I found these to be very firm and uncomfortable. I chose the thin ones, and they are so thin that the sesamoid joint was barely even given any relief and still had pressure on it when I walked. I much prefer the thicker, cushier felt option.
From: Guest | Date: 8/4/2014 1:36 PM
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Dancers pad for fifth metatarsal
I purchased this dancers pad to relieve the pain and swelling on my fifth metatarsal.  I had tried weeks of physical therapy which did not help.  Myfootshop.com staff recommended this dancers pad and within 3 weeks of wearing it everyday, the swelling and pain were resolved.  The pad really adheres well to the bottom of my foot and can be washed every few days...just follow the directions on the package insert. It is very comfortable when worn with socks and shoes. Thank you myfootshop.com staff for this excellent recommendation.
From: Guest | Date: 7/14/2014 9:45 AM
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wonderful customer service!
This is a great product and the help I received on the phone could not be better - from choosing the right pads to returning and exchanging products.  I was given immediate assistance and advice and an overnight exchange, even when I misread the description and ordered the wrong product!
From: Guest | Date: 7/2/2014 12:01 PM
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Reusable Gel Dancer's Pads
I've been a sidelined runner for 6 months with plantar plate derangement and metatarsalgia in general.  If I had this product 6 months ago, I might not have been injured to this extent if at all.  Day 1, I could put weight on the forefoot with almost no pain.  Steady improvement continues and most of my symptoms are gone after only 3 weeks.  Makes a big difference!

Clint
From: Clint | Date: 12/6/2013 6:51 AM
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Reusable Gel Dancer's Pads
Wonderful product! I have had a long journey with my sesamoid injury and this pad has given me both relief and support as I continue to restrengthen my foot! (side note: I fractured my sesamoid bone and let it heal through conservative methods. Did not have surgery)
From: Guest | Date: 11/16/2013 7:51 AM
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Reusable Gel Dancer's Pads
Without these pads, I would have had to stop Irish dancing 3 years ago. They are awesome. Helped allow my sesmoiditis heal, and has kept it from coming back. The pads last a really long time as well (>6 months applying them 3-4 times a week)
From: Guest | Date: 10/28/2013 10:40 AM
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Reusable Gel Dancer's Pads
The thick pads have helped to heal my daughter's sesamoiditis.  She wears the thick ones for walking around, but the thin ones did not work in her ballet slippers.  After 3 months of rest and some therapy, she still had some pain, but I think the pads were the most helpful. She has only been wearing them for one week.  I wish we had heard of these sooner!
From: Guest | Date: 9/18/2013 1:58 AM
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Reusable Gel Dancer's Pads
This product has allowed me to start slowly putting weight back on a fractured sesamoid bone.  It takes the pressure off the bone, just as stated in the ad, and I am hopeful I will be back in regular shoes soon!
From: Guest | Date: 9/17/2013 10:29 AM
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Reusable Gel Dancer's Pads
I am so glad I ordered these. I have been cutting my own pads of moleskin, but have to cut a new one every day. These stay sticky. Thank you.
From: Gay | Date: 7/8/2013 8:48 AM
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Reusable Gel Dancer's Pads
Have been suffering with sesamoiditis in left foot and was desperate for relief - every step hurt. Discovered these foot bads on line and decided to try them. Is like a MIRACLE. Have been using for abt 2 weeks and if i forget to put on and skip a day - I notice the difference and wish I'd have worn. And YES, you really can wash them and they DO keep their stickiness each time . you just place on your foot and adjust where feels best for you . I bought the 1/4 inch ( extra thick) because I figured the more cushioning , the better ... but actually I do think maybe the regular thickness might have been better sunce i can feel SLIGHTLY like im stepping on something or there is something under my foot . Ive gotten used to it and prefer it HANDS DOWN to no pad since the sesamoiditis isnt even noticeable with the pad-- Im just wondering what the " regular" thickness pad ( 1/8' ?) might have done same thing ?  Shoes fit fine - no issue with that - and they wash nicely and easily .
From: karen | Date: 6/3/2013 12:13 PM
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Reusable Gel Dancer's Pads
I have an artificial big toe joint that is not working correctly and does not bend.  These gel pads take some of the pressure off that joint and make walking more comfortable.
From: Guest | Date: 11/13/2012 5:26 AM
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Reusable Gel Dancer's Pads
They provide some cushioning for my arthritic big toe. But their flaw is that they do not stay in place without a sock, and slide right out from under the foot. That is disappointing. Not practical in warm/hot weather.
From: Guest | Date: 10/10/2012 6:27 PM
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Reusable Gel Dancer's Pads
This product is wonderful. My daughter who irish step dances broke the seimoide bone in her foot ended up out of dance for almost 5 months with constant pain in the ball of her foot. The doctor recomended a dancers pad we ordered yours she wears them walking and dancing because of the different thicknesses she can also wear them in her soft shoes.Great,great product,we also gave your web sight to the physical theapist for other patients in need of these products. Thank you the product is great and the cost even better!!!!
From: Guest | Date: 8/30/2012 1:54 AM
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Reusable Gel Dancer's Pads
I ordered these since I have sesamoiditis in my right foot.  These gel pads make it much easier to walk/jog/dance.  The shipping was very quick.  I will definitely order from this company again.
From: Guest | Date: 8/21/2012 4:48 AM
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Reusable Gel Dancer's Pads
Excellent: provide exceptional cushioning, 1/4 inch for me - very good value.
From: Guest | Date: 11/23/2011 7:17 AM
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Reusable Gel Dancer's Pads
I wear these pads daily. I suffer from sesamoiditis and avascular necrosis and working out WITHOUT these pads is not an option.
From: Guest | Date: 10/5/2011 4:51 PM
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Reusable Gel Dancer's Pads
I developed sesamoiditis and these pads were a blessing.  I would recommend them to any one suffering from this condition.  They eased the pain while allowing me to continue with my regular activities. THey are reusable and comfortable.  Thanks for carrying these.
From: Gail | Date: 9/27/2011 3:41 AM
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Reusable Gel Dancer's Pads
I chose the thicker ones since I'm a guy and have a bigger foot.  At first I thought they might be a little too thick but after wearing them for two days, I really do think it was the better choice.  I have sesamoiditis and can tell a difference.  I had a bit of success with the adhesive pads that my doctor had given me, but these are nice in that I can take them off to shower.
From: Guest | Date: 6/10/2011 6:12 AM
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Returns & Exchanges

 

Products may be returned for refund or exchange up to 30 days after you receive your order. Products will only be accepted for return or exchange if the following conditions are met:

  •     The product does not show wear.
  •     The product is not damaged by use or modification.
  •     The product is returned in its original packaging.
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Returns and exchange instructions:  

2. Click on the "Return Item(s)" button adjacent to your order.
3. Select the item(s) you would like to return or exchange.
4  Use the comments section to describe your issue and how we can be of help.
5. If you wish to exchange a product for one that is a different price, please call us at 1-888-859-8901. 


If you do not see the "Return Item(s)" button, this likely means that more than 30 days have elapsed since receipt of your products. Returns made after the 30-day window require prior authorization from Customer Service and will receive store credit rather than a refund.  

Who pays for shipping?  After submitting your refund/return request we will generate a return shipping label and email it to you at no cost. You will receive the label within one working day. Simply print the shipping label and use it for your return. Free return labels do not apply to international shipments.

Gel and Skin Care Products - why can't I return them? Gel products are porous and contain mineral oil. When placed in the shoe or on the foot, gel products attract particulate material, skin cells and body oils.  Safety seals on skin care products are for your protection.  A single use of a gel product or a broken seal on a skin care product makes it impossible to re-shelf or re-sell the product.

Manufacturers Defects: Defective products may be returned for replacement or credit up to 1 year from the date of purchase.  To ensure proper credit, defective products must be returned with a copy of the original invoice. Myfootshop.com reserves the right to determine whether the failure of a product is due to a manufacturer's defect or due to normal wear and intended product use. It is best to give us a call when you think a product is defective, so we can determine the easiest way to resolve the problem.

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Lost shipments: USPS and UPS have proven to be reliable methods of shipping, but occasionally packages do get lost.  In our experience, most packages turn up after being accepted by a relative or neighbor.  If USPS or UPS tracking are unable to confirm delivery of a package, we will reship the order.  When a shipment seems lost, our policy is to wait 10 business days from the date of the original shipment before shipping a new replacement order.  Most shipments are eventually found during that 10 day period.

If USPS or UPS tracking confirms delivery to your zip code, we must assume that your package was indeed delivered.  We will make every effort to help you contact your local postal or UPS branch to find out more information regarding your package.  If a customer claims that they have not received their order, but USPS or UPS tracking confirms delivery to their zip code, Myfootshop.com cannot be held responsible and will not resend the order.

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