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High heel hazards

You don’t have to be a scientist to figure out that high heels are bad for your feet. Your killer heels are killing much more than you think.

• Doctors say high heels can also cause structure and skin problems for your feet.

• Standing in heels over time causes your back to sway. That is bad for the nerves, discs, and joints of your lower back and the muscles too

• women come in at least once a month complaining of high heel induced problems including chronic back pain.

• There are women who resort to drastic measures in order to feel comfortable in their stiletto. Some of them undergo surgery for shortening of the toes. Others inject a material into the pads of their feet, similar to that used to fill wrinkles.

• women who wear high heels often suffer a shortening of the Achilles tendon because once the heel is pointed upwards, it tightens up.

• One solution seems to be ditching the high heels, But, that's not so easy for those whose calf muscles have shortened, and there are foot flexibility concerns,

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