Improper Footwear Common Among Celebrities

Footloose and fancy free? Not so much. Kim Kardashian's swollen feet strained against her perspex stilettos yesterday in Beverly HillsCelebrities such as Kim Kardashian and Julianne Moore love to wear stylish shoes. Such improper footwear is not only uncomfortable, but can cause severe foot problems as well.  

Kardashian was seen wearing stilettos that showed her swollen ankles. Moore attended the Cannes Film Festival Opening Ceremony in heels so tight that it revealed her pinky toes.  For fashion, few prefer to opt for more comfortable footwear.

It is important that the right shoes are worn for protection and guard against pain and discomfort. A podiatrist like Dr. Charles Chapel of Chapel Podiatry can make recommendations on how to care and find shoes that fit you, as well as help you with any foot pain you might have experienced from wearing ill-fitting footwear.

Proper Foot Care Leads to Better Health

Long periods of standing often times lead to pain and discomfort around the feet. Every day the body undergoes a series of stresses, especially during work. To minimize these stresses on your feet, better shoe choices and proper posture will significantly help.

Better Choices

A Negative Heel

·This is where the heel is slightly lower than the ball of the foot.

Going Barefoot

· Having your feet crammed into shoes for long periods of time increases pressure. Giving your feet some exposure to air and walking barefoot helps tremendously.

Exercise Your Feet

· A foot workout helps correct movements and stimulates the blood flow and muscles of the feet.

Foot Care

Spending a majority of the time on your feet will most likely trigger pain; even more so if you suffer from poor circulation.  Proper footwear and appropriate stretching will alleviate pain and prevent further issues. When your feet hurt, it is best to take care of them right away.

If you have any questions, please contact our office located in Spring Hill, FL. We offer the newest diagnostic and treatment technologies for all your foot and ankle injuries.

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