The towering heels at Fashion Week continue to haunt me. Not only is there is no way I could walk around all day in those heels, I realized that its been years since I’ve enjoyed shopping for shoes. I’ve been grumbling that shoes are not well made anymore, but the truth is the changes are in my feet, not the shoes.
Feet Change as We Get Older
According to the American Podiatic Medical Association there are three key changes in the architecture of the foot that take the fun out of shoe shopping ( my words, not theirs)
1. Changes in Fat Pads— the same type of fat pads that are shrinking in our face and causing wrinkles, are also causing problems in our feet. The fat pads act as a cushion to reduce impact from walking and running. These fat pads … Continue Reading…