Dr. Reid shares her story about foot pain with The CostCo Connection.

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Have you seen page 80 in the December issue of The Costco Connection? Dr. Marlene Reid spoke with Jane Langille of The CostCo Connection about common foot conditions seen as the result of wearing high heel shoes.  Reid also shared a story about her own experience with foot pain, and what was required to reduce ligament pain over time while preventing future tears.

“The ball of the foot is actually a series of joints that correlate to each toe, and each of those joints has ligaments at the bottom…

What causes ligament tears of the toe?

  • Constant weight and pressure on the ball of the foot
  • High heels push the natural fat padding on the bottom of the foot forward