Women in Hollywood Reveal Dangerous Consequences from Wearing High Heels

Untitled.jpgJo Willey of Express recently stated, that a study revealed women who constantly wear high heels are prone to developing serious medical conditions like: arthritis, muscle damage and trapped nerves. Although high heels might be fun and exciting to wear, they can with some consequences that could be harmful to your feet.

Fashionista and high-heel addictive Sex and the City star Sarah Jessica Parker, 48, was forced to give them up. “I went to a foot doctor and he said, ‘Your foot does things it shouldn’t be able to do. That bone there…You’ve created that bone. It doesn’t belong there’.” Fashion designer Victoria Beckham, 39, recently confessed she must have surgery on her bunions caused by years of towering shoes. A study by The College of Podiatry found that almost half of women have had foot problems after ignoring the agony of uncomfortable shoes.  

If wearing high heels has been giving your foot or ankle pain and has been causing problems, you should seek the aid of a podiatrist like Dr. Greg Khaimov of Foot and Ankle Center of Fort Lee, LLC who can determine the cause of your pain as well as provide appropriate treatment options for you.

Wearing High Heels and How it Affects Feet

High heels affect what parts of the body?

· Joints in the Ankle
· Balls of the Feet
· Achilles Tendon
· Knees – heels cause the knees to bend constantly, creating stress on them
· Back – they decrease the spine’s ability to absorb shock, which may lead to back pain.  Also, the vertebrae of the lower back may compress.

What problems can arise from long term use of high heels?

· Calluses
· Corns
· Morton’s Neuroma
· Plantar Fasciitis
· Bunions
· Hammertoe

How can I maintain my foot health and still wear high heels?

For more information on maintaining proper foot health while wearing high heels, visit our link at the bottom.

If you have any questions, please contact our offices in Fort Lee, NJ or Flushing, NY. We offer the newest diagnostic and treatment technologies for all your foot care needs.

Read the full article on The Effects on High Heels.

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