The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons has launched its Get Up! Get Out! and Get Moving! campaign to encourage people to get off the couch this summer and participate in active lifestyles.
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.
Inflammation in the body is associated with a number of conditions – from bunions to cancer. As such, researchers are always looking for ways to prevent and fight this biological response.
Foot pain is so common that many individuals tend to ignore it until it gets severe or develops into a secondary condition, at which point treatment can be difficult if not impossible.
A team of scientists at La Trobe University in Australia recently conducted a study which revealed that people with a high body mass index (BMI) are more likely than their normal weight counterparts to experience plantar heel pain.
An article in MonstersAndCritics.com details advice from a fashion consultant on buying a comfortable, well-fitted pair of high heels, which is especially important for individuals with bunions.