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5 Foot Problems That Keep You From Wearing High Heels

Neal M. Blitz, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S. | Posted 03.14.2016 | Healthy Living
Neal M. Blitz, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S.

High heels in itself are painful to wear (and heels are bad for your feet) but specific foot problems can make wearing heels that much worse.

This Is How To Wear High Heels After 50

Honey Good | Posted 03.09.2016 | Fifty
Honey Good

How to wear high heels after 50 and feel fabulous ... even with foot problems. If I invited you into my closet to view my gigantic collection of fabulous and fashionable shoes you would never think my shoe collection belonged to a grandmother with foot problems.

How to Avoid New Year's Eve High Heel Hell

Neal M. Blitz, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S. | Posted 12.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Neal M. Blitz, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S.

If you're wearing high heels on New Years, chances are your feet won't be celebrating. Rather, your feet will be experiencing high heel hell. Hours of partying in stilettos can cause all sorts of foot problems and pains throughout night, as well as lead to a high heel hangover the following day.

Common Risks of High Heels

August McLaughlin | Posted 12.01.2015 | Healthy Living
August McLaughlin

I find it interesting that virtually no articles on high heel risks suggest giving them up as a viable option, much less the one sure way to prevent or minimize these problems. Most simply suggest cutting back on how often you wear them and lowering the height -- I'm guessing because they realize that for many women, giving them up is simply not perceivable.

Could Crisco Relieve Bunion Pain? Viola Davis Thinks So!

PopSugar Beauty | Jessica Cruel | Posted 02.03.2015 | Style

As a woman who frequently battles ash, I secretly wondered how Viola Davis keeps her mahogany skin glistening on the red carpet. Really, not a dry elb...

Feet Over 50!

Dr. Steve Rosenberg | Posted 03.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Steve Rosenberg

There are some easy solutions to solve these new developments that you have developed over the years and no, you do not need to have foot surgery just yet.

Best Bunion Surgery Advice Is Not From Dr. Oz or The Doctors

Neal M. Blitz, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S. | Posted 02.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Neal M. Blitz, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S.

Some foot surgeons have been upset with Dr. Oz for his misrepresentation of bunion surgery as "The Surgery You Should Say No To" because he is making this claim based the poor experience of a single person.

Why Do Your Feet Hurt When You Put On You Party Shoes?

Dr. Steve Rosenberg | Posted 02.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Steve Rosenberg

To be able to dance the night away and have less foot problems during the holidays in your party shoes try these tips.

Walking After Bunion Surgery: Is It Possible?

Neal M. Blitz, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S. | Posted 01.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Neal M. Blitz, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S.

Technology advances have allowed for walking after bunion surgery despite bunion size, though the early walking program has to fit for both the patient and the surgeon.

The Surgery Room: Where Payback Is a B*tch

Tammy Bleck | Posted 06.22.2014 | Fifty
Tammy Bleck

I will undergo what is affectionately called a bunionectomy on my right foot. No mobility for five days and no weight bearing on my foot for six weeks. Oh, and for a little added fun and drama, I will have a spiffy cast up to the knee. Are we having fun yet?

Bunions in Children: When Is Bunion Surgery Needed?

Neal M. Blitz, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S. | Posted 03.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Neal M. Blitz, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S.

Operating on the bunions in children is different than adults. Not only are the bones smaller, but the growth plates need to be considered. If your child has bunions, it's best to start the nonoperative measures as early as possible to lessen the need for bunion surgery as a child

Why I've Finally Graduated From 'Comfort Shoes'

Ann Brenoff | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

I have apparently taken my final step in comfort shoes and have entered a new realm of footwear: Orthotic-friendly shoes.

The 5 Things Nobody Ever Tells You About Aging

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 08.07.2013 | Fifty

The good news is that people are not only living longer, they are living healthier. They are approaching their 60s with stronger, more youthful bodies...

This Could Be Why You Have Bunions

Posted 05.20.2013 | Healthy Living

Got bunions? You can thank your grandparents or parents for those, according to a new study. The research, published in the journal Arthritis Care ...

High Heels Don't Cause Bunions, New Study Reveals

Posted 05.20.2013 | Style

Much like a misbehaving popstar or gluten-filled food, high heels have developed a very bad reputation lately. Scientists have produced study after st...

Bunion Laser Treatment: Is It Possible?

Neal M. Blitz, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S. | Posted 06.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Neal M. Blitz, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S.

If you are looking for the most modern techniques in bunion surgery, laser is not currently the best option. What is encouraging is that bunion surgery has changed dramatically in the past few years as surgeons are more focused on both the aesthetic and functional result.

8 Ways Your Clothes Are Hazardous To Your Health

The Huffington Post | Christina Anderson | Posted 03.08.2013 | Style

Talk about getting on our nerves.

Bunion Brother

Randy Eady | Posted 05.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Randy Eady

The foot is art and science in motion. It's the main reason you may want multiple opinions and to seriously consider alternatives to foot surgery. Once you tinker with a masterpiece, it is never the same.

Bring Your Own Stilettos (BYOS) Exercise Class

Neal M. Blitz, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S. | Posted 03.25.2013 | Healthy Living
Neal M. Blitz, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S.

As a surgeon who performs bunionplasty surgery to help women return to high heels and pointy-toed shoes, I can only encourage women to consider exercise programs that are aimed at strengthening the feet and legs.

Avoid a High Heel Foot Makeover

Neal M. Blitz, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S. | Posted 02.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Neal M. Blitz, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S.

I see many high heel-created foot problems that go on to surgery. Bunionplasty from high heels are common. I can tell you that getting your feet strong is the first step at putting off or preventing a high heel foot makeover.

Bunionplasty: A Plastic Foot Surgery Craze?

Neal M. Blitz, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S. | Posted 02.17.2013 | Style
Neal M. Blitz, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S.

When considering bunionplasty, it is important to not only consider how the foot will look but also how it will function. Take the time to learn about the methods available to fix your bunion, and you will be that much better off.

My Beautiful Shoes Are Ruining My Feet

Christina Anderson | Posted 02.16.2013 | Style
Christina Anderson

Dear Christian Louboutin, You're giving me bunions.

What You Should Know About Making Holiday Shoes Comfortable

Dr. Steve Rosenberg | Posted 01.28.2013 | Style
Dr. Steve Rosenberg

Thanksgiving kicks off the holiday season, and with that comes the dilemma -- what shoes can I wear for more than 15 minutes that are stunning, stylish and comfortable? What a daunting task.

Are Foot Tattoos Sexy?

Neal M. Blitz, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S. | Posted 11.18.2012 | Style
Neal M. Blitz, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S.

Some women consider the foot tattoo the ultimate shoe accessory as they continue their hunt for the perfect shoe. Many say they are just plain sexy. Others regret them and want them removed. Wacky and bad taste tats also find their way onto the foot.

What I Hate About Aging

Ann Brenoff | Posted 08.07.2012 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

Don't kid yourself: Aging is a bitch who, in the end, wins -- no matter how hard you fight back. Think about it: Have you ever seen a 75-year-old woman with a facelift who didn't look like a 75-year-old woman with a facelift?