At Corey's Bootery, we like to stay current with all of the latest footwear trends, repair processes and podiatric discoveries. On this page, we collect our opinions on repair methods, our suggestions for preventative maintenance and our everyday thoughts on running a shoe repair shop. If you'd like to stay up-to-date with us and learn how to keep your shoes in pristine condition, be sure to check back often for all of the latest recommendations, tips and tricks.

Arch Supports

Reduce Overall Pain through Effective Arch Supports


As everyone is getting back out and back to work, some may come across pain they haven’t had to deal with in a while, and a good contender for the cause of that pain is from lack of proper arch supports. With individuals back on the job, many are back on their feet for long periods of the day compared to what they were during quarantine, and it is during this time that body pains related to arch support could start to show themselves.

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Diabetic Footwear

Receive Diabetic Footwear from Knowledgeable Professionals


Anyone suffering from diabetes knows that shoes are an important part of living with the disease, and the diabetic footwear from Corey’s Bootery can give you the tool you need to not only live effectively, but also live comfortably. With 4 ABC certified pedorthists and a large variety of footwear options for every customer, you can be sure to find the shoes you need for diabetic needs with Corey’s Bootery.

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Custom Orthotics

Avoid Common Pains with Relief through Custom Orthotics


A significant number of people suffer from commons pains such as knee or back pain every day, but, using the right custom orthotic, these pains may be avoided. Corey’s Bootery crafts orthotics that to correct the alignment of your body to assist in removing unnecessary pressure from joints. With many individuals working jobs that leave them on their feet often, a custom-made orthotic can be the difference between you leaving work sore or not.

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Shoes for Flat Feet

Improve Gait and Reduce Pain with Shoes for Flat Feet


Having flat feet can be a regular problem for children and adults alike, but with shoes for flat feet at Corey’s Bootery, you can better avoid any detrimental affects you might suffer because of it. Whether from genetics, excessive weight, poor footwear/arch support, or excessive pronation, flat feet can develop and cause issues. So, rather than accept your condition once it develops, you can take the simple step of providing yourself with the footwear you need to decrease pain.

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Work Boots in Kalamazoo

Stay Protected on the Job with Work Boots in Kalamazoo


When on the job, you not only need to keep your feet protected, but you need to find the right work boots in Kalamazoo to keep you comfortable throughout the day. Corey’s Bootery carries a large variety of Chippewa boots, a great brand specifically designed to offer safety and comfort every time you put them on.

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Shoe Repair in Kalamazoo

Get Ready for Summer with the Best Shoe Repair in Kalamazoo


If you have a favorite pair of shoes you can’t wait to put on this summer, but don’t think you can because of damage or wear they’ve sustained, Corey’s Bootery can provide the best shoe repair in Kalamazoo. With experts always on staff and ready to help, Corey’s Bootery is the shoe store that you can depend on no matter what sort of repairs your footwear needs.

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Foot Insoles

Support Your Feet this Year with Effective Foot Insoles


Foot pain is something that no one wants to deal with on a daily basis, and, with the proper foot insoles, you can avoid pain in your feet as you walk into a New Year. Corey’s Bootery is the experienced provider of quality footwear and foot comfort. No matter the discomfort you may be facing with your feet, Corey’s Bootery is sure to have the solutions to help.

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Arch Supports

Receive Arch Supports Like No Other with Naot


One of our favorite brands at Corey’s Bootery that offers our customers some of the best arch supports available is Naot. With the shoes, boots, and sandals offered by Naot, you not only get footwear that feels great, but with the designs and colors of their shoes, you look great too. With the largest selection of Naot in the Kalamazoo area, Corey’s Bootery is ready to give to you some of the best arch supports on the market.

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Diabetic Shoes

Supplement Your Diabetic Shoes with Spenco Diabetic Socks


As you know, diabetes can affect your day-to-day activities, and diabetic shoes are a good counter-measure to any pain or numbness caused by poor circulation. However, whenever you’re at home or at a guest’s, you may not be wearing your shoes while inside for either cleanliness or respect for your friend’s home. When these situations arise, it’s best to have another solution to ease your pain, and diabetic socks from Spenco are a great choice.

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Shoes for Plantar Fasciitis

Find Relief with Shoes for Plantar Fasciitis


Foot pain is something a lot of people must deal with, so why not try to ease that pain by ordering shoes for plantar fasciitis? Plantar fasciitis affects about 10% of the population, so we at Corey’s Bootery are happy to provide options to help people who are suffering from it. If plantar fasciitis is a problem for you and you’re looking for some simple solutions to try to curb some of your pain, come to Corey’s Bootery and we’ll find the shoe that fits.

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neos overshoes

Winter Boots and Overshoes From Your Custom Orthotics Source in Kalamazoo


Remember the joy you felt seeing the first snowfall as a child? Well, even with this snowy Michigan weather, you can still get outside with custom orthotics and quality winter boots. At Corey’s, we sell Pajar winter boots and Neos overshoes to keep your feet warm and to increase your stability and traction. You can be warm, comfortable, and stylish too.

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Specializing In Mobility: What Does A Pedorthist Do?


At Corey’s Bootery we believe quality of life can be measured from the feet up – and our certified pedorthists are the key to building and maintaining that quality. We’re often asked about our pedorthists. Clients wonder: what do they do, where is their training from, and how does that certification help me? All good questions. Our pedorthists are trained mobility experts; seeing beyond your feet to evaluate your lower legs, your gait, and medical conditions. 

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Sandal Season – How To Care For Your Birkenstocks


Birkenstock makes great sandals, they’re comfortable, provide great support, and look great doing it. One of their many charms is that they can last up to 10 years if you take care of them. So how should you care for your Birks? We want you to know what you can do at home, and when to bring them in to our certified Birkenstock Repair experts.

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Winter Boots

Enjoy the Season with a Pair of Pajar Winter Boots


Tis the season for snow-covered sidewalks, drenched driveways and wintery walks. With the cold finally upon us, it's time to consider investing in a nice, durable and – most of all – warm pair of winter boots. Whether you restrict your travel from the doorstep to your car or you're constantly on the go, walking miles every day: you can't go wrong with a pair of Pajar winter boots. Founded on the principles of providing innovative styles and designs that offer unparalleled warmth, Pajar is among the industry's leading manufacturers of insulated winter boots.

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Leather Winter Boots

How to Safeguard Your Leather Winter Boots Against the Elements


With winter on the way, us Michiganders are starting the search for that perfect pair of leather winter boots. Whether you're looking for something fleece-lined or steel-toed, it's important to put a little time into prepping your boots for the cold, wet, icy, salty and generally unpleasant days to come. In this post, we're going to give you a few tips that will – hopefully – help you safeguard your winter boots against the harsh elements.

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