The sole of the foot has the highest concentration of nerve endings
200,000 nerve endings! The sole of the foot has the highest concentration of nerve endings in the body. Zuna Shoes are as close to being barefoot while keeping kids’ feet safe. Feeling the ground sends continuous feedback from the foot to the brain.
90% of brain development occurs during childhood years.
It is in these early years that barefoot stimulation from the feet provides the most benefit to the developing brain.
These continuous sensory feedbacks help kids improve focus, help them feel more grounded and aware of their surroundings. The stimulation of the brain helps with problem-solving and social skills.