Blog: Leonie BarrieSummer shoe perils

Leonie Barrie | 7 August 2006

Some of the health risks associated with the UK’s recent heatwave could reasonably be expected to include sunburn and heatstroke, dehydration and even a rise in wasp and bee stings. But apparently there’s another hazard that has befallen young women in particular: a rise in injuries caused by their fashionable footwear. Broken bones, sprained ankles and dislocations are just some of the shoe-related injuries being seen by accident and emergency departments after women have toppled off their stilettos. But whether it’s the shoes themselves, or a mix of alcohol and heels, doctors seem uncertain.

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