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High-heeled shoes, despite causing significant pain in the ball of the foot, and other painful foot related disorders such as bunions, corns or Hammer toe is very common among ladies. A survey conducted by the American Podiatric Medical Association showed some 42% of women admitted that they would wear a shoe they liked even if it gave them discomfort.

High-heeled shoes slant the foot forward and down while bending the toes up. The more that the feet are forced into this position, the more it may cause the Achilles tendon to shorten.This may cause problems when the wearer chooses lower heels or flat-soled shoes.

When the foot slants forward, a much greater weight is transferred to the ball of the foot and the toes, increasing the likelihood of damage to the underlying soft tissue that supports the foot.

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