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2011-12-22 08:00:00

Dance through the holidays in those "Hot" pumps "Happily Ever After", Dr. Steven L Rosenberg, podiatrist and CEO of Foot Products Enterprises Inc. shares shoe and foot tips for 2012 Santa Monica California (PRWEB) December 22, 2011 Foot Products Enterprises Inc founded in 2006 by Steven L Rosenberg DPM, the company designs innovative foot products to make all women´s shoes more comfortable. “And she walked happily ever after” ® Fashionistas Beware 'Tis the season to go...

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2010-02-12 11:10:00

Walking heels-first is less work than walking on your toes or balls of the feet Humans, other great apes and bears are among the few animals that step first on the heel when walking, and then roll onto the ball of the foot and toes. Now, a University of Utah study shows the advantage: Compared with heel-first walking, it takes 53 percent more energy to walk on the balls of your feet, and 83 percent more energy to walk on your toes. "Our heel touches the ground at the start of each step. In...

2006-08-16 12:41:32

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Flat feet in young children improve on their own in the great majority of cases, meaning that treatment with arch supports or special shoes may often be unnecessary, according to a new study. "Children with typical flexible flat foot should not be burdened with arch supports or corrective shoes," Dr. Martin Pfeiffer of the Medical University of Vienna and colleagues conclude in the journal Pediatrics. Babies are born with flat feet, with arches gradually...