Fabulous Feet After 50

Five inch heels at Fashion WeekThe 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…