Heel elevation in the shoe: What the literature reveals
from Podiatry Today
Are heel lifts actually detrimental for treating plantar fasciopathy? Does heel elevation have an impact on Achilles tendon loading in runners? Do high heels cause a medial shift of plantar pressures on the forefoot? In a thorough examination of the literature on heel elevation, this author discusses key biomechanical factors, compensatory effects and implications for treatment.
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