Reasons why you shouldn’t wear high heels
Most women have at least one pair of high heels in their closets. No matter if they are going on a date, for a job interview or just for casual shopping, women simply cannot resist wearing this kind of shoes. However, they are not aware of the dangers that high heels pose and that they may sometimes literally ruin your life! If you are oblivious of those dangers then continue reading. It’s never too late for replacing high heels for comfortable sandals.
They can bring you osteoarthritis.
Wearing heels can cause bone damage.
They put stress on the back, neck and knees.
They cause lower back pain.
The usage of high heels changes your body posture.
They may cause serious injuries, not only to your back.
They cause tripping and falling, which can lead to ankle sprains and breaks.
High heels create foot problems, for example, hammertoes or nerve damage.
They wreak havoc on your calves and Achilles’ tendon.
They may be sending the wrong signal and cause you troubles...
In some cases, more attention is not something you want, especially if you often come back home late at night.
They may decrease your credibility at work.
Wearing high heels may create some kind of division between men and women at the workplace.
They are so impractical. If you find yourself in a dangerous situation, you may need to run and how can you run in high heels?
What can you do when you absolutely need to wear heels, according to specialists.
Celebrity podiatrist Dr. Emily Splichal advises to "stick with heels that are 3 inches or less. Anything higher will change the biomechanics of how you walk, compounding the stress you put on your back and hips".
"If you wear 3-inch heels one day, switch to a 2-inch heel the next, then try a flat".
"Tuck your heels in your bag and wear flatter, comfier shoes when walking to and from work or to a big event. Then swap the shoes when you arrive at your destination".
"Be aware of how your body is positioned and counter the tilt of your pelvis by keeping a neutral stance - shoulders back, chest out, soft knees" she adds.