High Heels May Lead to Osteoarthritis

High Heels May Lead to Osteoarthritis

 

Running in high heels may mean knee problems in old age, according to a new study.

The latest study measured the hip and ankle movements in young women running in flat shoes (15mm heel), low heel (45mm) and high heels (70mm). Researcher found that women running in high heels had an increased motion of range of knee abduction-adduction and hip flexion-extension. Researchers said this increased motion could induce high loading forces on knee joints.

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