The party season is in full swing and for many of you that will mean dusting off your most impressive pair of high heels. But, are your soaring stilettos putting you in danger of more than a few painful toes? They certainly could be, according to our experienced chiropractor in Stoke on Trent.
Have you ever wondered why people have a tendency to lean backwards and arch their backs while wearing high heels? This isn’t a fashionable walk adopted by fans of high heels; this is actually an involuntary position caused by wearing giant shoes. The typical narrow toe area of high heeled shoes redistributes our weight incorrectly. This causes our bodies to tilt forward and we subconsciously lean backwards to compensate.
While this may seem like nothing more than peculiar way of walking, our reputable Stoke on Trent chiropractor warns that this change in spinal position puts pressure on our spinal nerves, which can go on to cause sciatica.
So while there isn’t a need to ditch the glamour this party season, it is worth making an effort to perhaps be slightly more sensible when it comes to your footwear…
Take your first step towards better health and call us on 01782 848 184 today.
Take your first step towards better health and call us on 01782 848 184 today
From the team at City Chiropractic Clinic
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