Julie Lopez Shoes creates Comfortable High Heels
With more people returning to the office, there’s a big demand for comfortable high heels. In fact, podiatrists like our team are seeing an increase in foot pain from patients who started wearing stilettos to work on a regular basis. Luckily, that doesn’t have to happen. Because one woman, Julie Lopez, already addressed this issue.
Comfortable High Heels: A New Solution
After unsuccessfully trying to find a pair of shoes that are both stylish and comfortable, Julie Lopez used her background in orthopedic nursing to create Julie Lopez Shoes. The brand’s shoes are designed for women who suffer from bunions, mild arthritis, larger shoe sizes, and wide feet. “Women will be women, and we feel strong and sexy when we’re wearing heels,” she says. “We should be able to feel that way all day and all night.”
Anyone can wind up suffering from heel pain. If your heel is hurting consult with or team of trained podiatrists in Spring and Tomball, TX. The Louetta Foot and Ankle Specialists team will attend to all of your foot and ankle needs.
- Heel pain is often associated with plantar fasciitis. The plantar fascia is a band of tissues that extends along the bottom of the foot. A rip or tear in this ligament can cause inflammation of the tissue.
- Achilles tendonitis is another cause of heel pain. Inflammation of the Achilles tendon will cause pain from fractures and muscle tearing. Lack of flexibility is also another symptom.
- Heel spurs are another cause of pain. When the tissues of the plantar fascia undergo a great deal of stress, it can lead to ligament separation from the heel bone, causing heel spurs.
Why Might Heel Pain Occur?
- Wearing ill-fitting shoes
- Wearing non-supportive shoes
- Weight change
- Excessive running
Comfortable High Heels and Other Treatment Options
Heel pain should be treated as soon as possible for immediate results. Keeping your feet in a stress free environment will help. If you suffer from Achilles tendonitis or plantar fasciitis, applying ice will reduce the swelling. Stretching before an exercise like running will help the muscles. Using all these tips will help make heel pain a thing of the past.
With advancements in technology and greater knowledge of how muscles and joints work, physical rehabilitation can turn things around dramatically.