dancing in heels will do you harm
True! although legs look instantly leaner, dancing in heels this festive season can cause ingrown toenails, calluses and injury, as well as unwanted aches and pains. ‘The body has to compensate to maintain balance as the weight is shifted forwards,’ says mr Stuart metcalfe, consultant podiatric surgeon at Spire Parkway hospital. ‘This causes the hip joints and spine to flex abnormally.’ Pack some comfy flats!