I’ve been wearing kybun shoes for a very long time, seven or eight years at the very least. I have arthritis in my knees and always had problems with walking and standing. That meant that I was looking for something to relieve my feet. I started off using the kybun mat. I used it for a variety of tasks that involved standing for a long time, such as working in the kitchen. It was very good for my knees. Not long after that, I bought my first pair of kybun shoes. I now have a few different designs. There simply isn’t a better pair of shoes for my sore knees.
Sigrid Eibensteiner from Switzerland
Whether I’m at work or at home, the kybun shoe is the perfect shoe for long walks or long periods of time standing on hard surfaces, thanks to its springy, elastic sole. Thanks to this shoe, my legs don’t feel heavy, and my posture has improved. That lets me actively prevent potential joint pain. “Whether I’m at work or at home, the kybun shoe is the perfect shoe for long walks or long periods of time standing on hard surfaces, thanks to its springy, elastic sole. Thanks to this shoe, my legs don’t feel heavy, and my posture has improved. That lets me actively prevent potential joint pain.”
Annina Dietsche from Rüthi, St. Gallen, Switzerland
The kybun shoe is still important to my life as a professional athlete. I mainly wear it day-to-day, that is, between my training sessions when I am walking around my flat or if I know that I will have to stand somewhere for a long time. I have definitely noticed than my foot muscles have become a lot stronger on both sides. The shoe is just so comfy to wear; it is almost like walking around on cloud when I wear my kybun shoes. I would like to say a huge thank you to kybun for the amazing support and for all their help! I can wholeheartedly recommend the kybun shoe to anyone, no matter whether you are an athlete or just want an everyday shoe. You will definitely notice the difference!
Tatjana Stiffler Swiss cross-country skiing
I’ve been wearing kybun shoes for a couple of weeks now and I am so impressed by these shoes! I wear them both indoors and outdoors. Seven years after my amputation, I have finally found a shoe that comes close to restoring the quality of life I had before. They are lightweight shoes and you don’t feel them on your feet, so it’s like walking barefoot. My back is more relaxed and is no longer painful. The anti-slip sole also makes them really secure. Sure, the price isn’t exactly enticing. But what’s important is that the shoe makes a positive difference, so it’s worth spending a bit more.
Maria Klein from Germany
I can use the kybun mat in my everyday life. For example, when I am ironing, like I am now. This is something I need to do anyway and cannot avoid. I just lay down the kybun mat and kill two birds with one stone, as the saying goes. I can iron and exercise at the same time.
Caroline Winter from Switzerland
Hello, my name is Susanne Bogedaly. I have been suffering from chronic plantar fasciitis in both of my feet as well as a heel spur in my left foot for about a year and a half. I tried just about everything I could, including all conventional therapy methods. The doctors said there was virtually nothing left for them to try. I tried using insoles and sensorimotor insoles, took pain medication and underwent shockwave therapy. In the end, I was under so much psychological strain, and nothing had helped. In my desperation, I decided to try one last thing. I came across the kybun shoe on the Internet and tried on a pair. I did some research and opted for this model. I am very impressed. It was my last hope, and it has enabled me to walk comfortably, like I’m walking on air, just the way it was described in the advertisement. It is perfect for me, because I’m a nursery teacher and need to be on my feet every day. I am standing for many hours every day, so I wear the shoes at work and also wear them as slippers at home. I have already place an order for the next model, which is the Arosa model. This is a black lace-up boot that comes up to here. It looks very elegant. I want to encourage everyone who is suffering a similar fate as I was and is in despair to simply try it out! It really is worth it. I am very impressed. I can walk again comfortably and almost without any pain. I will stick with the kybun shoe. I am very happy with it. I wish everyone the best and urge them not to give up!
Susanne Bogedaly from Germany
I always make sure to stand on the kybun mat while I iron and consciously shift my weight to my right side, where I experience issues. That’s made things a lot better.
Caroline Winter from Switzerland
At first I mainly wore the kyBoot at work because I am on my feet a lot. By now I wear the kyBoot any chance I get. I even use them as slippers at home, in my spare time, I even have the new trainers that have come out. So it really goes far beyond just work.
Duc Huynh from Interlaken, Switzerland
I wear them at work and use them like slippers at home. I also wear them for hiking, walking and playing sport, too. I wear them for everything.
Hansruedi Poschung from Thun, Switzerland
I always wear the shoe at home or when I’m travelling with the team. I wear the kybun shoe in my leisure time as well. Since I started wearing the shoe, I have far less back pain.
Oscar Scarione, Argentinian football player
I can't recommend kybun shoes highly enough. I am now 76 and have been a long distance walker and country dancer for many years. In that time I have tried so many shoes and my kybun shoes are quite the best. They are so comfortable that I wear them all the time for walking, gardening, zumba dancing and housework. They are as comfortable as the softest slippers and yet tough enough for a 10mile cross country walk. I also have a physiotherapist friend who is very impressed by the shoes shock absorbing properties and the supportive fit which makes them ideal for ageing joints.
Margaret from England
No other shoe like this! My job requires me to work on my feet all day. Two years ago my metatarsal arch dropped. The pain was unbearable at first but with orthotics I was able to work and have worn them ever since. Now the pain is back and the orthotic is bothering me…my physiotherapist believes my foot muscles have become weak (probably from the orthotic) and indeed, when I'm able to exercise the foot, the pain relief is very apparent. In the meantime I need a soft soled shoe to keep me on my feet. The kybun shoes are not only the softest shoes I've ever worn, but they will help strengthen my feet as well! How perfect is that? I have worked my current job for 32 years and am eligible for early retirement in a few more years, but I didn't think I'd be able to make it. I had actually started looking for another line of work, and preparing to give up all the seniority and benefits I currently enjoy (including early retirement!). Now I won't have to do that. I'm so glad I found these shoes, they are amazing, like nothing else I've ever worn!
And I just have to add, after wearing the shoes for the last two weeks at work. My feet actually feel better after five days of work, than they do after my two days off without them!
I can't wait until I can afford to buy another pair for wearing around the house, can't live without them now
Karen Maidra, lives in Canada
Friday: Five hours on the go on foot in Hamburg at a temperature of about 0°C; feet are warm after a short time walking.
Saturday: Ten hours on the go on foot in Hamburg at a temperature of about 0°C; it’s unbelievable that I stuck it out for so long!
Thursday: Walk on the beach on Amrum Island. Rainwater on the sand had collected to form a giant pond. There was no way around it, I had to go through it. I took off my shoes and socks. It was about 7°C and the soles of my feet were numb after walking just a few metres. I didn’t have a towel with me. All I could do was dust off my feet with my hands and then put my socks and shoes back on. Afterwards, I had about a half an hour’s walk ahead of me to get to the village. I made up my mind there and then to take a foot bath when I got back to my holiday apartment. However, when I got back to the village, I realised it would no longer be necessary, as my feet were already warm and toasty again! GREAT!
My kybun shoes are the only shoes I wear at work now and I recommend them to all my patients. They are the best shoes I’ve ever had! My mother wears them at home and loves how warm and cosy they make her feet.
Ingrid S. from Lörrach, Germany
I could really imagine the kybun mat in the kitchen when I'm chopping onions, or I could imagine a mat like that in the bathroom. So that you keep on standing on this mat.
Tamara Zäch, Switzerland
When I started working at the laundry, I always got backache when doing the ironing. I went to the back pain advice centre, where they let me try out the kybun shoes. I was even allowed to try out the shoes at home and at work. My back trouble vanished immediately. That was the key point for me: otherwise, I would have had to look for a new job. In the end, I chose these sandals.
Sabine Bauer, works in a laundry, Switzerland
I've got a mat at home, for my high desk. Sometimes at work. Then you can stand for longer, definitely. Once you've had a while to get used to it. It's like exercise, when you've used your muscles for a long time. If you just exercise every now and then, you tend to get tired faster. Your muscles ache or you feel it in your calves. But otherwise, I think the mat can have a supportive effect. You can stand more comfortably and for longer.
Roger Stauffer, sings bass in the Gossau gospel choir, Switzerland
I notice that I'm deliberately moving differently. A bit more gently and better. I'm a housewife; I don't go jogging, but mopping is my exercise, and that's my jogging, really. I bend my knees a lot doing it, and I think the kybun shoe helps a lot with that. The shoes help me get it done. They're almost like slightly larger trainers.
Romy Ziltener, Weesen am Walensee, Switzerland
I have two herniated discs for the past 4 years, that bother me quite a lot. Since I started sleeping on the kySsen, the pain is more bearable and my spine is relieved. Its like laying on a cloud that adapts to my neck. I can easily get out of bed without first sitting up on the bed side. I can just up in one fell swoop and nothing hurts.
Stephanie Bärtsch, waitress, St. Margrethen, Switzerland
I have been wearing kybun shoes for several weeks and feel on cloud nine. If I could, I would even wear them at home and at night, I feel so comfortable in my kybun shoes.
Ruth Wälti, St.Gallen , Switzerland
The really big advantage is safety. I noticed that when the floor is wet from daily mopping (I have three cats that bring the dirt in from outside) it's incredibly dangerous in conventional shoes. But the kyBoot simply grips. It's simply good. I feel totally safe!