Create Account | Sign In: Author or Forum

Search Symptoms

Category: Podiatry | Sports Medicine | FYI

Back to Health News

Health Tip: Avoid Tight Shoes

Last Updated: May 19, 2017.

(HealthDay News) -- Fashion can be stylish without being uncomfortable. Shoes that are too tight can actually injure your feet.

The American Podiatric Medical Association says tight shoes can lead to development of:

  • A bunion.
  • Corns.
  • A hammer toe, in which the middle toe joint curls.
  • Crossover toe, in which the second or third toe crosses over the next toe.
  • An ingrown toenail.
  • Sores, especially among people with diabetes who have foot nerve damage.


Previous: Health Tip: Your Diet as You Age Next: Study Refutes Viagra-Melanoma Link

Reader comments on this article are listed below. Review our comments policy.


Submit your opinion: