1. Parker, Gary PhD, RN
  2. McEver, Michele BSN, RN
  3. Fanning, Linda MSN, RN
  4. Siefke, Amy BSN, RN
  5. Dobbs, Nancy MEd, RN


Faced with an increase in foot-related absences and complaints of foot pain by staff, a nurse manager sought help from the nursing research department staff to help find answers to this problem. The authors discuss how replacing the shoes that the nurses wore to a walker-style shoe was able to improve not only the foot pain but also the unit's health as well.