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Recently reported in Lower Extremity Review (LER), investigators from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University recently concluded a report, which analyzed shear and pressure measurements in relation to heel height in 10 female volunteers. The authors indicated that heel height had a greater influence on peak shear than peak pressure. In fact, shear forces were reported […]

Women’s high heel footwear has received a lot of attention in the media lately. Foot and ankle specialists have talked themselves blue in the face about the damaging effect that high heel footwear can have on the feet, knees and backs of fashionable women. But what’s the harm? Regardless of what anybody says, fashionable shoes […]