A heel is the projection at the back of a shoe which rests below the heel bone. The shoe heel is for balancing, but now a days used by women for the fashion. Commonly high heel used by women but sometimes by men too. high heeled shoes are depicted in ancient Egyptian murals on tombs and temples, the earliest recorded instance of men or women wearing an elevated shoe comes from Hellenic times.
Important things while using high heel shoes
Put them on and before walking first learn to balance yourself on it. Ware some time and move your leg on each side this will help balance. One of the best tip to walk in high heels is to learn the posture. Try walking around with your imaginary heels. This will help your legs to get comfortable in the position and won’t make them ache. Keep your legs straight and point your feet. While putting down the feet, first put down your heels and then the toe. This helps you in keeping distributing your weight. Keep your legs closer, this adds on to the support to the legs. It will be difficult to keep balance if you take wide steps. Another important to walk in high heels is to make sure that you don’t put excess weight on the heels. Excess weight on the heels can make you fall. This can be done by placing your foot first and then the heels and also by walking with grace. Make sure your heels have heel cap to make it stable and less noisy. If you walk with high heels to make yourself look good. Precaution of using heels is to make sure you don’t wear them on for a long time.
Risk while using high Heels
High heel can cause foot pain, and back pain, increase chance sprains and fractures, can create foot deformities, including hammertoes and bunions, wearer unable to run. Altered forces at the knee caused by walking in high heels may predispose to degenerative changes in the knee joint. Women who wear high heels frequently have a higher incidence of degenerative joint disease of the knees. This is because they cause a decrease in the normal rotation of the foot, which puts more rotation stress on the knee.