When tissues in the ankle joint become trapped between the bones, this can cause pain. Pain at the front or side of the ankle, especially when the foot is flexed upward toward the shin, may be due to anterior impingement.
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- What is anterior impingement in the ankles?
How can wearing high heels hurt my feet?
Yes, high heels both cause and exacerbate foot problems. Sprained ankles, strained muscles, heel blisters, callouses, bunions, toe deformities, plantar fasciitis, and back/knee pain are all associated with the constant wearing of high heels. That’s why it is important to not wear the same shoes every day and to alternate between heels and flats and supportive shoes. It is also essential to do heel and calf stretches to mitigate pain. Inserts/orthotics can possibly relieve pain instantly, as well.
Are my shoes causing foot problems?
Mehmet Oz, MD, Cardiology, answeredMany women suffer from wearing tight shoes and tall heels. They don't realize that bad shoes can hurt your health. Watch this video as Dr. Oz explains how ill-fitting shoes can cause pain and deform your feet.
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