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Working 4 You: Pain of high heels

Foot Care For Wearing HeelsSPOKANE, Wash. 

For a lot of women, high heels are a must, no matter how much our feet ache at the end of the day. Now, podiatrists say there’s a middle ground to allow the aesthetic of high heels without the long-term damage.

Studies show 42% of women will wear shoes they like, even if they hurt their feet. Even more already have foot injuries and pain associated with wearing high heels.

“High heels can cause stress fractures, tendonitis, all types of bone spurs and encourage bunion and hammertoe formation,” said Dr. Jacqueline Sutera, a specialist in podiatric medicine and surgery. “It happens every day that patients come into my office with these problems.”

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