Which country uses the high heels more?

Which country uses the high heels more?

The prevalence of high heel usage can vary based on cultural norms, societal expectations, and individual preferences. It's challenging to pinpoint a single country where high heels are used more, as fashion trends and footwear choices can change over time.

  • Italy
  • France
  • Spain
  • Brazil
  • United States
  • South Korea



Who should not wear high heels

  • Pregnant Women
  • Individuals with Foot Conditions
  • Those with Balance Issues
  • People with Back Pain or Spinal Issues
  • Those with Knee Problems
  • People with Achilles Tendon Issues
  • Individuals with Neuropathy
  • People with Circulatory Issues
  • Children and Adolescents


Normal strides involve the rolling of the foot from the heel to the ball, pushing off with the toes. When walking in high heels, the plantar flexed position of the foot prevents you from pushing off the ground efficiently.

This unnatural change in foot position causes the hip flexor muscles to work harder to propel the body forward. Your knees will also need to stay more flexed, causing your knee muscles to work harder than normal.



Dr. DURGA SARAVANAN (PT., MSc Sports Biomechanics and kinesiology), Consultant physiotherapist.


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