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Are high heel shoes good or bad?

Are high heel shoes good or bad?

Bad: High heels increase the risk of both ankle and foot injuries. They also can exacerbate other conditions such as bunions and hammertoes. ...Read more

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Why do women wear high heel shoes?

Why do women wear high heel shoes?

I am a male so : You would have to ask one of them. The shoe itself looks pretty uncomfortable to me and difficult to walk in. I think it goes back to the saying "woman thy name is vanity". A short woman may want to wear them to gain height. Other reasons, to match an outfit or to to look sexy or make their legs look nicer. ...Read more

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What type of shoe inserts are best?

What type of shoe inserts are best?

Depends...: You need to determine what is causing your pain. Podiatrists will examine and treat the cause of your foot problems but can also recommend proper shoes and if inserts are needed to avoid recurrence. The inserts (aka orhtotics) may be over the counter or prescription. ...Read more

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What are the best shoes for a senior?

What are the best shoes for a senior?

Some good Some bad.: There are good ones and there are bad ones. Tale a look a "KEEN" shoes. Black industrial shoe, very comfortable. ...Read more

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Are Hoka shoes good for metatarsalgia?

Shoes are just shoes: Shoe therapy is only marginal treatment. Metatarsalgia is a vague term that could be any one or several different problems, therefore, you must find out which specific problem you have not just that general term. Then if the problem can be solved with just padding the shoes can be used. ...Read more

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What are good podiatric shoes for kids?

What are good podiatric shoes for kids?

Knowing how to fit: Knowing how to fit shoes on kids is what podiatrists will recommend...Here's a a great video reference - http://www.Youtube.Com/watch?V=10pwyvbup24;list=pl5d06d809c3207732;feature=share;index=2. ...Read more

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Can exercising with no shoes on be bad?

Can exercising with no shoes on be bad?

Depends: Barefoot running something to consider. For many this is felt a means to lower injury rates by strengthening feet and returning to a more natural gait. For others this is just not the way to go due to previous injuries, foot alignment, running gait. If you decide to make the change to barefoot do so with caution- take is slow, consider minimal shoe first, run on soft surface, watch for obstacles. ...Read more

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What're good running shoes for beginners?

What're good running shoes for beginners?

Stability or MC: Hi: seek out a good running store in your area. Try stability vs. Motion control types in evaluating your level of required support. Best regards: dr. Mark reed placentia-linda foot & ankle group drs. Mark and melanie reed 1275 rose drive, suite 136 placentia, ca 92870 fax: (714) 528-0739 office: (714) 528-2252 www.Footpain.Org drmreed@footpain.Org. ...Read more

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How to break in shoes to protect an ankle?

How to break in shoes to protect an ankle?

Should not have to: You should not have to break in a shoe. It should fit comfortable from the start of wearing them. If you are wearing a hi top shoe that comes over the ankle then you need to be careful of rubbing or irritation from the shoe at the ankle. ...Read more

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Does football shoes work for everyday use?

No: Football shoes are a specialized type of shoe most often with short cleats, that are only effective on soft ground. ...Read more

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