Women over Age 65

The protective fat pads along the soles of the feet degenerate with age, which can lead to foot problems for senior women. Most people in general experience some sort of foot problem with age; however, it is important to know that foot problems can be a symptom of several serious health issues, such as diabetes,…

Posted on September 9, 2014

Drawbacks of Wearing Stockings

Stockings, or nylon pantyhose, are an everyday part of many women’s dress and professional wardrobes. However, nylon is a synthetic material that does not breathe, which leads to trapped body heat and perspiration. Fungal infections like athlete’s foot can thrive under these moist, warm conditions. If pantyhose are a must, make sure they are worn…

Posted on September 9, 2014

Women’s Shoes

According to the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society, women are nine times more likely than men to develop a foot problem due to ill-fitting shoes, and 90% of women say they wear shoes in too small of a size. As a result, 90% of females experience foot deformities because of wearing shoes that are…

Posted on September 9, 2014

High Heels

Although high heels are a popular staple in many women’s wardrobes as a way to add style, glamour, and even height, high-heeled shoes can lead to a slew of foot, knee, and back problems, such as shortened calf muscles and toe deformities. They can also cause women to alter the way they walk, making them…

Posted on September 9, 2014