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High Heel Foot Fracture

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.

NYC Meatpacking Cobblestone Streets: A Danger to High Heeled Women?

Neal M. Blitz, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S. | Posted 12.07.2012 | New York
Neal M. Blitz, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S.

While cobblestone streets look amazing, they are a challenge to walk on -- especially when wearing skyscraper heels. Combine high heels, difficult foot terrain and nightlife traffic (with partying) -- there are bound to be some falling women.

The High Heel Foot Fracture: A Real Injury

Neal M. Blitz, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S. | Posted 08.25.2012 | Healthy Living
Neal M. Blitz, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S.

The midfoot arch is particularly susceptible to injury when wearing high heels. The foot is not designed to function in this position, so when one trips or falls in high heels there can be excessive force placed on the midfoot, causing it to break or dislocate.