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Latest High-heeled footwear Stories

2011-09-07 19:30:00

Podiatrists say more than half of Americans regularly experience aching feet, and that that 80% of those who go for treatment are women. Wearing high heels may not be the best choice for health, but fashion-conscious women continue to wear them. Here are tips from Topical BioMedics on how they can reduce pain and avoid injuries. Rhinebeck, NY (PRWEB) September 07, 2011 High heels look great, and are here to stay. A 5-inch pair of stilettos can lengthen the legs, thrust the hips forward...

2011-07-12 06:40:00

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Moszkito®, the name in "healthy flip-flops," is offering their collection of over-the-counter insoles to now include the ARCHY® ORTHOTICS for women & men at Shoebuy.com. The ARCHY® ORTHOTIC will fit into High Heels (with heel counter), boots and loafers. In black and tan Prima Leather, they are lightweight, supportive, and "Ridiculously Comfortable"! Moszkito was launched in 2001,...

2011-06-29 07:35:00

HONG KONG, June 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Famous online retailer DinoDirect recently announced a massive discount on their women's shoes for the summer season. Over the past few years, their high quality products have been popular with thousands of consumers; therefore, the innovative brand wants to introduce this massive discount to women who like to be in style. These amazing summer beach sandals will make anyone's figure and overall outfit seem indeed trendy. Focused on promoting...

2011-06-13 07:25:00

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Moszkito®, the name in "Healthy Flip-Flops," is expanding its collection of over-the-counter insoles to now include the ARCHY® ORTHOTICS for WOMEN & MEN. The ARCHY® orthotic will fit into high heels (with heel counter), boots and loafers. In black and tan Prima Leather, they are lightweight, supportive, and "Ridiculously Comfortable!" Moszkito was launched in 2001, offering...

2011-03-14 17:00:00

Women Spend $49 Per Pair on Average, with One-Third Having Ever Spent More Than $100 YONKERS, N.Y., March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to a new national poll featured in the April 2011 issue of ShopSmart magazine, from the publisher of Consumer Reports, women own an average of 17 pairs of shoes (down from 19 four years ago) yet only typically wear three of those pairs on a regular basis. Over half of women (51%) own more than 10 pairs and 13 percent have over 30 pairs...

2011-02-23 13:42:36

Sufferers burdened by increased pain, reduced function and decreased quality of life New research determined that an increase in the severity of hallux valgus, or bunion deformity, progressively reduced both general and foot-specific health related quality of life (HRQOL). Bunion deformity was found in 36% of the study population and occurred more frequently in women and older individuals. Pain in other parts of the body beyond the foot was associated with increased bunion severity. Details...

2011-02-01 09:30:00

WALTHAM, Mass., Feb. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Building on the popularity of its Earth® casual footwear collection, Earth, Inc. announces the Spring/Summer 2011 launch of Earthies® . Found at www.earthiesusa.com, the new branded line builds off the "seriously healthy footwear" proposition of the entire company, and represents an exciting expansion into higher fashion profiles and silhouettes. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110201/NY38046 )...

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2010-07-16 10:15:00

When it comes to shoes, some women will go through hell for a pair of Jimmy Choos. But what effect does wearing high heels have on our bodies? Clinicians have known for a long time that if you hold a limb in a shortened position over an extended period, the muscles shorten. High-heeled shoes push our heels up, which made Marco Narici from Manchester Metropolitan University wonder whether wearing heels on a regular basis could shorten our calf muscles. According to Narici, there was some...

2010-05-27 05:18:00

MANCHESTER, England, May 27 /PRNewswire/ -- After women have been confined to flats through the months of cold weather, they're more eager than ever to toss their flats in the closet and don fashionable heels, regardless of the pain and discomfort they cause. In fact, 40% of the UK's females are passing up comfort for great style. Now, the Transform Cosmetic Surgery Group is offering a new procedure that can increase a woman's stiletto stamina and increase the comfort level of those...

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2010-01-04 10:59:54

Greater stresses on joints than running barefoot or walking in high-heeled shoes observed Knee osteoarthritis (OA) accounts for more disability in the elderly than any other disease. Running, although it has proven cardiovascular and other health benefits, can increase stresses on the joints of the leg. In a study published in the December 2009 issue of PM&R: The journal of injury, function and rehabilitation, researchers compared the effects on knee, hip and ankle joint motions of...


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