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ACFAS examines the effects of high heels in female runners

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Foot and ankle surgeons at the Annual Scientific Conference of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (ACFAS) in Orlando this week are researching how to effectively treat neuromas, a common foot condition among women. Research has found that … Continue reading

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Gwyneth Paltrow prefers spring footwear that can cause foot problems

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Gwyneth Paltrow is surely not lacking anything in the height department. Yet, in her newsletter GOOP, the actress recommends towering Marni and Azzedine Alaia heels that will lend credibility to any style maven, but also look like they are sure … Continue reading

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Surgery Prices to be posted online in proposed Oklahoma Bill

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Bunion surgery is a costly and painful procedure that is only recommended for the most severe cases of bunions or hallux valgus. Most podiatrists will prescribe a hinged bunion splint such as bunion aid that is scientifically proven to secure … Continue reading

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How to prevent foot problems caused by high heels

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High-heeled shoes are thought to characterise femininity and beauty, making the wearer feel self-assured and elegant. But they also alter alignment of the feet, legs, and back, and can have long-term effects on posture and health. Feet suffer considerably inside … Continue reading

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Emma Thompson known for her distate of high heels

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As shown at the recent Golden Globes awards, actress Emma Thompson is familiar with enduring pain for fashion. During her appearance at the Golden Globe awards, Emma was seen holding up an expensive pair of Louboutin high heels and remarking, … Continue reading

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Men experience the pain of high heels during charity walk against domestic violence

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In a recent article on the Nottingham Post, columnist Bryan Henesey covered the public display of support for the Broxtowe Womens’ Project. In his article, Bryan Henesey describes how Men risked blisters, bunions and their balance by donning high heels … Continue reading

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2014 Winter Olympics remind us of the importance of foot health

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As television viewers stare in awe at the incredible feats being performed by Olympians at the 2014 winter games, podiatrists around the world are marveling at their feet. After all, foot pain can be debilitating for anybody—let alone Winter Game … Continue reading

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Following bunion surgery, Victoria Beckham ditching the high heels for more comfy shoes

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Former Spice Girl star, wife of David Beckham and international fashionista Victoria Beckham has long been known for her love of high heels. But it seems that the fashionista has changed her mind and shunned her trademark style for something … Continue reading

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Kent State University new dean of the podiatry unit

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Allan M. Boike, D.P.M., FACFAS, has been named dean of Kent State University’s College of Podiatric Medicine. Boike currently serves as the director of the Podiatric Medical and Surgical Residency Training Programs and section head of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery … Continue reading

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Are all shoes damaging to the feet?

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In a recent article in XOJane, titled, “I Have $10,000.00 Worth of Shoes I Can’t Wear “, there is significant evidence that shows feet sustain permanent damage from all types of shoes, not just high heels. Author, Alison Freer begins … Continue reading

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Cosmetic Toe Shortening is a shockingly popular new fad

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Millions of women around the world commonly undergo surgical procedures to relieve or cure foot pain related to ailments such as bunions or hallux valgus. One little-known surgical procedure promises foot perfection all the way to your toes, it is … Continue reading

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Bunion Aid Reviews are overwhelmingly positive

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The podiatrist recommended Bunion Aid Splint is widely prescribed by medical professionals for bunion treatment and post bunion surgery recovery. In addition to being the top bunion splint choice for foot care professionals, Bunion Aid is also the top choice … Continue reading

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Bunion Aid Post Surgery Splint commonly used in post bunion surgery recovery

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Doctors are recommending Bunion Aid as part of their post-surgical care regiment to maintain surgical fixation, return patients to an active lifestyle during the healing process, and avoid recurrence of the bunion. This flexible, but supportive splint stabilizes the alignment … Continue reading

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Are bunion splints effective in preventing bunion surgery?

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According to Bunionella on Bunion Advisor, “Bunions are affectionately referred to as the red swollen bump on the base joint of the big toe, or less affectionately, often referred to as a painful, inflamed boney protrusion at the base of … Continue reading

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What are bunions?

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Millions of women around the world suffer from debilitating bunions daily. In orthopedics, “bunions” and Hallux valgus are terms used to describe one of the most common ailments of the foot—especially among women. When asked, “What are bunions?“, a spokes … Continue reading

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When is bunion surgery needed in children?

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In a recent article for the Huffington Post, Dr. Neal M. Blitz discusses the shocking prevalence of bunions in children and whether bunion surgery can be suitable for children. There has been a growing controversy lately over whether high heels … Continue reading

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Winter can be especially hard on your feet!

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Many women suffer from various foot ailments as a result of wearing footwear commonly associated with summertime, such as heels, slippers and sandals. However, contrary to popular belief, winter conditions and footwear can also have negative affects on your foot … Continue reading

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How to care for your feet if you have to wear heels

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It is common knowledge that high heels can cause or worsen bunions. Millions of women around the world suffer from debilitating bunions or “Hallux valgus” due to wearing high heels for work or as part of their daily routine. While … Continue reading

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Sarah Jessica Parker admits that High Heels ruined her feet

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In a recent interview for Net-a-Porter’s magazine, Sarah Jessica Parker explained how high heels ruined her feet. As a former character on the hit series, “Sex and the City”, Sarah Jessica is well known for her love of heels. Recent … Continue reading

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If you love heels, watch your shoe size as you age!

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It is common knowledge that wearing High Heels can exacerbate a number of foot problems including debilitating bunions or hallux valgus, but there are ways to minimize the damage that heels do your feet. These are “tricks of the trade” … Continue reading

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