This Infographic Looks Over Why Fashionable High Heels are Painful

 - Jul 5, 2013
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If you’re addicted to constantly wearing fashionable high heels, you might want to check out this infographic before they slip into that next pair of stilettos. While high heels are extremely stylish, they are not the most comfortable shoes to wear and the detrimental effect they can have on our feet are long-lasting and worth looking into.

From causing bunions, pump bumps—a bump that forms underneath a heel’s strap—to disfiguring the spine, continuously wearing fashionable high heels can cause all sorts of anatomical problems for the body down the road. Because of the elevated angle the high heel creates in the foot's arch, all sorts of obscure pressures are placed on the foot that shouldn’t naturally be there. This infographic explains using detailed visuals, body maps and one massive drawn foot the target areas that high heels cause the most problems.