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Can high heel shoes cause arthritis?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)

High heels can cause knee and foot problems, but many people don't know it can also cause joint pain. Find out why as Dr. Oz explains in this video about arthritis and high  heels.


Hillary B. Brenner, DPM
Podiatric Medicine

Wearing high heel shoes for extended periods of time can lead to arthritis, says podiatric surgeon Dr. Hillary Brenner. To learn what happens to your feet when you wear high heels, watch this video.


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