High Heels Can Cause Nail Infections

Nail Infections? – List of the damage that can result from high heels to return the body to grow. High-heeled shoes is one of the main causes of toenail grows into.

High Heels Can Cause Nail Infections

High Heels Can Cause Nail Infections

Toenail problem, which usually occurs due to stiff fingers too depressed that grow inward, generally causing pain sucks. Moreover, an ingrown toenail can cause infections, sometimes even causing removal of the entire nail.

Toenails that grow into can be very painful, but many women are willing to cope with pain is to still be able to wear high heels. More serious injuries can occur and cause permanent damage to the nail when they (the women) still ignore it.

Avoid wear pointy shoes and tight, and tight socks to prevent nail infections. Cutting toenails regularly also helps reduce the risk of ingrown toenail. If the nails are already ingrown, infection can be avoided by soaking your feet in warm soapy water, dry thoroughly, and then given an antiseptic.

Keep in mind, high heels not only hurt your toes. Research shows link between high heels with ankle pain in adults.

A study published in October 2009 in the journal Arthritis Care & Research analyzed data on more than 3,300 foot examination of men and women and found more than 60 percent of women are wearing shoes that are not safe, such as high heels and sandals, in contrast to men who amounted to only 2 percent.

High heels can even change the shape of the calf muscles and tendons, making the women are used to wearing high heels will not feel comfortable when wearing flat shoes. Even the dancers would not feel comfortable using the high heels while dancing.

According to a study published in 2010, used to dance heels cause pressure on the toes, which can lead to plantar fasciitis – inflammation accompanied by pain in the soles of the feet.

At the ankle, the study also found an association between high heels with osteoarthritis of the knee. According to a study published in 2010 at the annual meeting of the America Society for Biomechanics, runs using heels increase pressure on the inside of the knee joint. Use of heels also put pressure on the lower back.

According to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 43.1 million Americans have problems with their feet. As many as 8 out of 10 women admitted if they wear painful shoes and women nine times more likely to have problems with his feet than men as a result of wearing ill-fitting shoes.

Not only is problematic heels. Flip-flop, with a design that is not healthy, it can change the way it goes, too. The use of flip-flop in the long term can lead to problems in the joint.

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