Problems Afoot With Celebrity Shoe Choices
Three out of four Americans experience serious foot problems in their lifetime, and celebrities are no exception. From Lady Gaga’s heelless platforms to Rihanna’s pointy stilettos, celebrity starlets are consistently making headlines with their extravagant, yet uncomfortable footwear.
“Consumers often look to celebrities for style inspiration," says Dr. Emily Splichal, board-qualified podiatrist. "But sky-high stilettos and shoes lacking the proper arch support can cause foot pain and increase the risk of plantar fasciitis and stress fractures.”
With fall fashion trends showcasing smoking loafers, pointy-toed pumps and sky high platforms, it’s easy to look to the red carpet and our favorite celebrities for fashion footwear inspiration. But have you considered how these shoes are affecting your health? Check out what Aetrex, a leader in orthotics and comfort footware, tells us about these fashionable celebrity trends.