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August
2018
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Turns Out Kanye West's Too-Small Yeezy Pool Slides Are Dangerous

Rock G. Positano, DPM, MSc, MPH, director of the Non-surgical Foot and Ankle service at HSS, discussed the potential disadvantages of wearing small shoes for Vogue.com.

"Wearing shoes that are too small poses many dangers to the wearer. For instance, this may cause a postural imbalance which can lead to unsteady walking resulting in falls and other underfoot accidents," said Dr. Positano.

"In addition, the important biomechanical relationship between the front (big toe) and the back (heel, ankle, Achilles) of the foot is altered, thus resulting in overuse injuries involving tendons, ligaments, muscles, and bones. Sometimes wearing a cool-looking shoe can put you in hot water," he noted.

Read the full article at vogue.com.

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