High heels continue to get 'bad' press.
Sure, wearing heels can cause pain and increase the likelihood of injury. But the solution isn't to ask women to stop wearing heels.
The solution is to ask women to wear high heels smarter.
That's why I was thrilled to see this video out by MSN.com and Business Insider featuring insight from a UK-based podiatrist.
Dr. Andrew Gladstone says wearing high heels is just fine as long as we listen to our feet. If our feet hurt, then the high heels probably need to come off.
Makes total sense!
Wear the shoes you love.
Listen to your feet.
And if they start to hurt, lose the shoes.
He goes on to say that foot health problems aren’t universal among heel lovers. And that some people can wear high heels all day with no problem. It simply depends on their "foot shape.”
I am on a mission to find out more about this mysterious "foot shape" theory...
But in the meantime, let's be smart about the way we wear high heels. If they hurt our feet, they come off.
And the best way to prevent high heels from hurting our feet is with Vivian Lou Insolia Weight-Shifting insoles.
A revolution in design, function and comfort, Vivian Lou Insolia insoles are the ONLY insole scientifically-proven to PREVENT foot pain caused by high heels.
Ideal for any type of shoe (kitten heel, wedge, block heel, stiletto) with a 2 inch heel or or higher, these insoles shift body weight off the forefoot to the heel, realign posture, improve balance and significantly reduce strain on our back, knees, hips and ankles.
Here's to wearing high heels without the hurt!