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Proper Fitting Shoes a Step in the Right Direction

An estimated three out of four Americans experience foot problems in their lifetime-and women have about four times as many foot problems as men. Common foot ailments A lot of women’s foot ailments are the result of poorly fitting shoes and high heels, although some sources are congenital. Some common problems include: 1) Bunions – Big toe joints go out of alignment and they become swollen and painful. Wearing narrow, pointed-toe footwear aggravates this condition. 2) Plantar fasciitis – An inflammation of the connective tissue, which runs […]

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