Women with bunions or hammer toe are generally advised to steer clear of high heels with narrow toe boxes, as they pack a double-whammy of foot pain by squishing the forefoot into an unnaturally compact position.
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It can be frustrating when you find loafers or flats with good arch support and plenty of room for your bunions or hammer toe, only to find that they still cause foot pain.
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Athletes – especially those with foot conditions like bunions, hammer toe or fallen arches – know that a quality pair of supportive sneakers is important to keeping foot pain at bay.
Researchers at the Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists (SCP) in the UK discovered that women who find good deals on shoes don’t always think logically about the fit and practicality of the footwear in question.
Athletes and dancers are probably aware that the repetitive and sometimes intense movement required to perform optimally can often lead to foot pain, bunions, hammer toe or fallen arches.
Factory workers and doctors alike tend to develop painful foot conditions, such as bunions or hammer toe, as a result of standing on their feet all day.
Bunions are a relatively common foot problem for women, especially those who wear high heels or shoes that are too tight on a regular basis.
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