Foot Care Tips for Avoiding High Heel Pain

by | Dec 11, 2009 | Foot Care & Foot Fitness, Health, Links to Interesting Articles | 2 comments

Just tripped across a video news clip from WNBC on Tips for Avoiding High Heel Pain.  Oh the things women do in the name of looking good and feeling sexy!  So how many of you have experienced foot, ankle, knee, hip, or back pain and now are thinking your poor-fitting shoes might be part of the problem?  Or perhaps you never realized that your stilettos might be a big part of the problem…  Our feet (as well as the rest of our body) shouldn’t hurt.  Pain is the red-flag that there is something we need to pay attention to and take care of.  Ignoring things and hoping that it will just go away is never a great option.

It’s nice to hear that not only can you have padding or “pillows” of goop injected into your feet by a foot surgeon, but insoles might help – and exercise is highly recommended!

Personally I would much prefer to start with the exercise option!  It’s got to be cheaper, less invasive, and will help stretch and strengthen the right muscles for better support.  That along with not sacrificing comfort and fit for good looks and perhaps us gals can keep our tootsies happy in those pointy-toed high-heeled shoes.  I am a fan of heels vs. flats, but not for long periods of time.  When I shop for sexy shoes,  if they hit my arch well and don’t squish my toes there’s a good chance I’ll be adding a new pair of shoes to my closet.

Click here to view the WNBC news clip “Tips for Avoiding High Heel Pain”.  And if exercise sounds like a great option for you too…click here for  12 more great Foot-Care tips from

Aliesa George: Over the past three decades, Aliesa George has helped assist people with their personal health journeys by sharing, teaching, and developing Pilates, Foot Fitness, and other Mind-Body programs.


  1. Neat Feet Care

    Thanks for the informative article. I also recommend using foot care products. There are many foot care products in the market. Try using one of the foot care products to insure that you have a healthy feet. Using foot care product well keep your feet safe.

  2. PC Boxen

    i read a lot about this topic in the last few month and i think it might be true. Eventhough i think everyone is responsible for himself. No Offense, Just my two cents…


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