Do the most important men in your life and the shoe boxes in your closet -- bear the names Manolo, Jimmy C, Enzo, Weitzman and Stevie M? If so, then there's a good chance high heels are a part of your life.
But unlike Carrie Bradshaw in TV's Sex and the City who chased men, taxis, and sometimes a dog in the park while teetering on 4-inch stilettos, high-heeled life in the real world can be a killer. So many of us buy and wear shoes that are not true to size because the price was right or the shoe is a must-have. Only to throw them in the closet and forget them. I wear 3 different sizes in shoes depending on the make and must try on before I buy, with a walk around the store, and now 4 inch heels are no longer comfortable on my feet. I am not alone in this shoe drama, many of you are finding out that those shooze are "Killer Heels".
All women love their high heels, but if you wear them all the time, significant foot pain and other problems will endanger your feet. Problems range from common concerns like bunions, corns, and calluses to more complex issues like misshapen hammertoes or that excruciating pain in the ball of the foot that seems to grow worse with each passing year. The next time you're shoe shopping, keep these tips in mind: