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Do You Consider the Long-term Effects of High Heels on Your Feet?

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melda melda 8 years
yes i wear flats also
melda melda 8 years
yes i wear flats also
anniechacha anniechacha 8 years
I've thought about it but I feel so good in heels that it is worth it.
flyowsley flyowsley 8 years
Okay so my story is this....I would not walk out of the house without my really high heels, platforms, etc. Until 5 years ago when I started dating my boyfriend who is only 2" taller than me. So I only wear flats unless it is a special party or something that obviously calls for heels. Since I have stopped wear heels my feet have literally shrank. I used to be a 8.5 to a 9, now I am a 7.5 to 8. It is so weird but true. My feet have never thanked me enough.
tati33 tati33 8 years
I wear heels but on occassion..I used to wear them more often but I realized i could hardly walk because I had flat feet :( My orthotics have helped..but now I usually stick to semi high heels..1 inch or so..However, I bring out the high heels once in a while ;)
nikkie45 nikkie45 8 years
i'm already tall so i don't need to wear heels.
sassy3lady sassy3lady 8 years
I love my heels I just wish that I could fine some that were cute and not 4" high. I definitely stay away from pointy toed heels and I try to balance out the heels with a couple days of wearing flats. I try to take good care of my feet, cause i used to dance & my feet are already a little messed up from that.
sugoionna09 sugoionna09 8 years
I try to wear flats every other day and on weekends as much as possible. But I love my heels and I just can't stop myself when the urge hits me. I should really start doing stretchs and what not at night.
k-huffman k-huffman 8 years
I wear heels all the time: to class, to work, to the mall, around the city. My feet have rough and discolored spots from my sky high heels. I don't really think about the long term effect but I do think about the short term. I use foot pads and Dr. Scholls Blister Block (which is a godsend) to stop my feet from dying. I just can't do without my heels!
k-huffman k-huffman 8 years
I wear heels all the time: to class, to work, to the mall, around the city. My feet have rough and discolored spots from my sky high heels. I don't really think about the long term effect but I do think about the short term. I use foot pads and Dr. Scholls Blister Block (which is a godsend) to stop my feet from dying. I just can't do without my heels!
sugarsister sugarsister 8 years
dancing the night away in high heels has begun to take its toll. thank god my sister is a podiatrist
catita85 catita85 8 years
i´m usually wearing converse sneakers or a pair of puma shoes that look like ballet flats. I only wear heels for special occasions (such as weddings) but i have a pair of wedges that i i love.. just for kicks i wore them last thursday all day log, walked about 20 blocks and guess what.. my both my big toes (don´t remeber the correct name) still have painful blisters on them. So not more walking around in 3 inches wedges for me!
catita85 catita85 8 years
i´m usually wearing converse sneakers or a pair of puma shoes that look like ballet flats. I only wear heels for special occasions (such as weddings) but i have a pair of wedges that i i love.. just for kicks i wore them last thursday all day log, walked about 20 blocks and guess what.. my both my big toes (don´t remeber the correct name) still have painful blisters on them. So not more walking around in 3 inches wedges for me!
catita85 catita85 8 years
i´m usually wearing converse sneakers or a pair of puma shoes that look like ballet flats. I only wear heels for special occasions (such as weddings) but i have a pair of wedges that i i love.. just for kicks i wore them last thursday all day log, walked about 20 blocks and guess what.. my both my big toes (don´t remeber the correct name) still have painful blisters on them.So not more walking around in 3 inches wedges for me!
colormesticky colormesticky 8 years
I wear really high heels every day at work, but I sit for most of the day. Nights and weekends, I'm all about sneakers.
Dubn8tr Dubn8tr 8 years
I also try to alternate. I can't do DC sidewalks all day in heels. I also agree that not all flats are comfy. I had a pair of ballet flats where I could feel the ground. Ended up returning them. Another pair, I was in NYC and walked ALL day and my feet HURT. Came home and bought some Dr. Scholl's gel pads right way. That made the shoes so comfortable. I'm only 5 feet tall, so it's a struggle to wear flats, especially with pants, but it's necessary.
Dubn8tr Dubn8tr 8 years
I also try to alternate. I can't do DC sidewalks all day in heels.I also agree that not all flats are comfy. I had a pair of ballet flats where I could feel the ground. Ended up returning them. Another pair, I was in NYC and walked ALL day and my feet HURT. Came home and bought some Dr. Scholl's gel pads right way. That made the shoes so comfortable. I'm only 5 feet tall, so it's a struggle to wear flats, especially with pants, but it's necessary.
starkiss23 starkiss23 8 years
I started worrying about it when Sarah Jessica Parker talked about all the damage the heels from SaTC did to her feet.. Now I alternate days with heels and flats!
sumnboutme sumnboutme 8 years
i love heels but i have seen my share of nasty feet...so i have comfortable shoes everywhere! i have flip flops in the office and i wear driving shoes (driving in heels actually ruins the heel and are uncomfortable). Also, Cole Haan makes really comfortable heels from their "Nike Air" line
Beautifulbarbie Beautifulbarbie 8 years
I like my heels. Never had a problem with wearing them.
Beautifulbarbie Beautifulbarbie 8 years
I like my heels.Never had a problem with wearing them.
scourtneyex scourtneyex 8 years
i love this picture of kate moss! and i love my stilettos. there is nothing sexier than a 4 inch heel.
scourtneyex scourtneyex 8 years
i love this picture of kate moss!and i love my stilettos. there is nothing sexier than a 4 inch heel.
littlemissme littlemissme 8 years
Yes. I'm always wearing flats. But come to think of it that's more because I can't walk in high heels :P
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