When buying shoes, it is important to take more than just style into consideration. You must also think about how shoes affect your back and how to select shoes accordingly. There are several types of shoes that one wears on a daily basis and you must therefore keep a few pointers in mind to help you make the right choice. There is a common misconception that wearing high heels is not good for the body. However, this is not always true. Other types of shoes can also be bad for you, especially if you did not choose correctly or according to your own individual needs. This is one reason why some athletes have personalized or customized footwear to ensure maximum protection for their feet. Below are some of the most common types of shoes worn by both men and women, as well as some pointers to keep in mind to learn about how shoes affect your back and how to select choices that suit you best. High Heels There are two ways that high heels are bad for your health. The immediate danger of wearing high heels is the possibility of suffering from an ankle sprain, especially if you incorrectly put down your foot. The next danger comes after prolonged use of high heels since it can lead to ortheoarthritis on your ankles and knees. Your toes are also going to suffer greatly due to the pressure of having to wear high heels for several hours. Choose heels that have a wider placement for your feet. Also, keep the height of the heels to a minimum to reduce the dangers involved. Running Shoes Runners need a specific type of shoes to wear. Thus, it is important to learn how shoes affect your back and how to select shoes that would prevent any serious injuries from running. Every person is unique when it comes to choosing the right type of shoes to wear for running. It is therefore important to look into different brands and what features are integrated into the shoes, while comparing it against your own shoe size, type of feet, and any existing foot problems. Another important factor that you must consider is the type of surface you are running on. Tennis Shoes Tennis is another one of those sports that will largely impact your foot health. Hence, the importance of choosing the right footwear is crucial to your health. Tennis players need proper heel support or else they could be at risk of suffering from plantar fasciitis, which can be really painful since it tears the ligament on your foot. It is also important to find a shoe that fits you perfectly to avoid any discomfort, especially since you will be running most of the time. Additional Tips - Choose shoes that provide enough cushion for your foot as it steps on the ground. It must facilitate the proper gait and arch support on your feet.
- Look into the specific type of shoes and what use you intend to use it for. If not, it could affect your back and cause severe back pain in the long run.
- Aside from your back, wearing the wrong pair of shoes could also strain your spine and muscles. Make sure to fit the shoes when buying to ensure that it is perfect for your feet.
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