Is it true that wearing high heeled shoes can cause calves to be sexier?

Eye of the beholder. High heels causes foot to be placed in plantar flexion or equinus, that in turn causes calf muscles to be contracted or shortened and to appear firmer. As far as appearing 'sexier' it is in the eyes !

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Does wearing high heeled shoes stunt your legs growth?

Unlikely. Wearing high heels may cause the achilles' tendon to become more rigid because when the heel is high the muscles in the back of the leg become less flexible. Height is related to the long bones and when the change from cartilage to bone. (ossification). Read more...

Is it true that high-heeled shoes good for flat feet?

Shoes don't solve or. Create problems. They make the best or worst out of whatever situation you were born with. If the shoes are appropriate for the activity, fit and feel comfortable, then it is a good thing. Shoes with higher heels put you in a more stable position, which isn't always bad, but the can do other things such as put stress on the lower back and cause a tightening or stiffening of the achilles tendon. Read more...
No but. A low heel shoe less than 2 inches can reduce strain on the calf muscle which can reduce force on a flatfoot. Read more...

Any way to get taller without wearing high heeled shoes?

Unfortunately not. There are limb-lengthening surgeries that can lengthen your leg bones but i could not recommend that to anyone. There is prolonged pain, disability, high financial cost and significant medical risks. And for what? A couple of inches. Sticking with higher heel shoes, inshoe lifts are much safer. Read more...

Is wearing high heeled shoes bad for your feet?

Yes it is. Wearing a heel height above an 1 1/2" in height changes the function of the foot. Heels higher than that much more so. Read more...

I still can't feel my toes from wearing high heeled shoes, how do I regain feeling?

Toe exercises. High heels shift the forces to front part of the foot and with prolonged use can lead to foot problems in some including compression of nerves. First thing to do is be sure that the loss of feeling is indeed due to wearing high heels. I recommend you get checked up first, if there is no other cause found, start wearing comfortable shoes and toe exercises. Read more...
Numbness. If you do not gain sensation after you have not worn the shoes that caused your symptoms, you need to conult a physician to rule out possible nerve injury. Read more...
Multiple. The numbness can be due to several reasons. If the heels are high than there may be too much pressure on the balls of your feet causing swelling. The swelling can pinch nerves and cause numbness. Similarly, high heels can cause the nerves on the bottom of the foot to stretch to much causing traction neuritis. Lastly, if the nerves are irritated chronically you can get a neuroma. Seek help. Read more...

Is wearing high heeled shoes bad?

Listen to your feet. High heels shift the forces to front part of the foot and with prolonged use can lead to foot problems in some. But many still use them intermittently or even regularly and seem to cope well. Read more...
Depends. Depends on the height of the heel and how often you wear them and how the shoes are designed. If too high a heel then there is more stress on the ball of the foot. If it is too pointy then you will get corns calluses hammertoes and bunions. Read more...

I was wondering what are the effects of wearing high-heeled shoes frequently?

Could cause . Issues with your knees as the heels place undue pressure on the knees. You also could cause contracture or shortening of the achilles' tendon. Read more...
High heels. As stated the achilles tendon shortening is classic. But also knee pressure. There is also excess forefoot pressure because of the way high heels destroy normal foot mechanics. Read more...

Wearing high heeled shoes or standing/walking on your toes mess you up like ballerina?

Yes. You will apply pressure to the ball of your feet which is the same as dancers. Your feet are confined by the shoes causing external pressure on the toes leading to corn and calluses. In addition there is unstability increasing chance for bunions and hammertoes. Read more...
High heels. Wearing high heels for long periods of time repositions the structure of the foot and alignment and can add extra stress to the anatomy of the foot and ankle. The metatarsal phalangeal joints are repositioned into a stressfull position which may lead to joint injury and pain. Read more...