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May Articles 2014
... High heels also limit the motion of the ankle joints as well when they are worn...

Circulatory Condition Prohibits Woman from Wearing Heels
... High heels may be popular, but they can also cause pain...

July Articles 2014
...This pain is often increased by walking, running, or by wearing shoes that compress the toes, such as high heels...

August Articles 2014
...Ill-fitting high heels or shoes can add pressure to the toe or foot area...

Illinois Man Overcomes Neuroma to Join 50Sub4 Club
... -Ill-fitting high heels or shoes that add pressure to the toe or foot area...

The Running Doc and Bunion Treatment
... It is possible to slow the progression of the bunion by wearing shoes with a lot of toe room, using orthotics while running, and avoiding high heels on a regular basis...

November Articles 2014
...To keep your feet at their most healthy, avoid wearing high heels or flip flops too often...

Teaching Assistant Accuses Flip-Flops and Flat Shoes and Foot Pain Culprit, Not High Heels
Michele Crow, a 41-year-old teaching assistant has always preferred flip-flops and flat shoes over high heels, never taking into consideration that flat shoes can create just as many problems...

Fall’s Wet Weather makes practicing Everyday Foot Care Important
...Wearing shoes that fit well can also help you maintain good foot health, as well as making it easier to walk and do daily activities without the stress or pain of ill-fitting shoes, high heels, or even flip flops...

February Articles 2015
... High heels also limit the motion of the ankle joints as well when they are worn...

3D-printed High Heel features Shock Absorbent Heel
... High heels are very fashionable and a necessity to some, but if worn in excess can cause pain to the feet and ankles...

March Articles 2015
...Shoes that are too narrow or short for the foot, or have excessively high heels, can cause of hammertoe...

Study Suggests Bunions Occur Due to Genetics, Not Always Due to Footwear
It is often believed that bunions and other various foot ailments occur because of ill fitting or unsupportive shoes such as high heels...

Hammertoe Treatments for Celebrity Style Feet
...Due to the unnatural placement of the feet when wearing high heels and narrow shoes, many women today suffer from foot problems such as hammertoes, the painful bending in the middle joint of the toe...

Celebs such as Kim Kardashian Getting “Loub Job” to Reduce Hallux Limitus Pain
...Hallux limitus, often known as stiffness in the big toe, makes it very difficult for women to wear high heels...

Gladiator Sandals Causing Many Foot Problems
...Wearing shoes that fit well can also help you maintain good foot health, as well as making it easier to walk and do daily activities without the stress or pain of ill-fitting shoes, high heels, or even flip flops...

Fashion Week Models End Events with Relaxed Looks and Ditch High Heels
...Models walking down the runway in what resembled gymnastics leotards gave way to a more comfortable outlook of the week, one without blisters and calluses and other issues caused by the effects of high heels...

Dealing with Painful Bunions
...One of the biggest causes of bunions is wearing shoes that are too tight in the toe box or high heels that force all the toes to be squeezed in the front of the shoe...

5 Tips for Preventing Diabetic Foot Problems
...Toe boxes that are too tight or high heels that squeeze toes and can cause bunions, hammertoes, and other deformities that can become open wounds...

New Invention of Customized 3D Printed Shoes
...” The custom printed shoes resemble high heels, but are designed to promote style, comfort, and quality...

Can Hammertoes be Prevented?
...Pointy shoes and high heels that squeeze the toes into the front of the shoe should also be avoided...

Dealing with Neuromas
...One of the most common sources of this nerve irritation is the pressure from shoes that have a tight toe box or high heels (which force the toes into the front of the shoe)...

Treating Chronic Ankle Issues
...Your ankle feels weak, like it might give way, particularly when you are wearing high heels or walking on an uneven surface...

10 Shoe Shopping Tips
...High heels force the toes into the toe box and squeeze them which can lead to toe deformities such as hammertoe...

Back to Basic Foot Care
...Limit time in high heels...

Caring For Arthritic Feet
...But there are also some actions you can take at home to keep your feet and joints in good condition: Get rid of shoes that put too much pressure on your joints, like high heels or sneakers that don’t support the ankles...

Bunions
... Symptoms Symptoms, which occur at the site of the bunion, may include: Pain or soreness Inflammation and redness A burning sensation Possible numbness Symptoms occur most often when wearing shoes that crowd the toes, such as shoes with a tight toe box or high heels...

Hammertoes
...Avoid shoes with pointed toes, shoes that are too short, or shoes with high heels – conditions that can force your toe against the front of the shoe...

Intermetatarsal Neuroma
...Wear shoes with a wide toe box and avoid narrow-toed shoes or shoes with high heels...

Tailor's Bunion
...Choose shoes that have a wide toe box, and avoid those with pointed toes or high heels...

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