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Shocking Cosmetic Procedure… For Feet? (VIDEO)

Dr. Sadrieh showing The Cinderella Procedure on The Doctors Show Warning: graphic footage of surgery

Watching the woman in the video jamming her foot into her designer shoes is painful to witness. As I wrote in a post earlier this year, regularly wearing high heels

  • alters the anatomy of the calf muscles and tendons;
  • can cause tripping and falling, which can lead to ankle sprains and breaks;
  • may create foot problems like bunions, hammertoes, and nerve damage;
  • puts stress on the back and knees;
  • and causes Haglund’s deformity, otherwise known as “pump bump,” that occurs when straps of high heeled shoes dig into the tissue around the Achilles tendon.

We can’t escape the fact that high heels are considered sexy… and sex sells. But, really, why do women subject themselves to this torture? I admit to having a few pairs of high heels myself, although I rarely venture out in them. I can’t imagine wearing shoes that are too narrow or squeeze my toes. Personally, I have to feel good to look good.

I am certainly not in a position to judge other people… and we do live in a free society. I just don’t understand it.

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10:33AM PST on Mar 3, 2015

Way back when the 'winklepicker' shoe first made its appearance ( think 1956+), I made it a practice to always buy shoes a half-size longer than my regular, to a certain extent, I was spared the crippling deformities that afflicted my contemporaries.. .OK, now I'm 77, and I DO have bunions, but they don't ever hurt me, and since I no longer wear high heels (1 1/2- 2" is the maximum), I don't suffer the problems that the latest crop of chumps are going to have!
There has to be something seriously wrong with the brain of any woman who wears a heel height that is almost as high as her foot is long......if you think I'm wrong, just'll be hearing about it!

4:08AM PST on Nov 5, 2014


2:40AM PDT on Oct 28, 2013

Thank you :)

6:36AM PDT on May 27, 2012

There are so many really attractive flat shoes. Women need to wake up and walk in 'sensible' shoes. I know from experience.

I once wore shoes so high I had to leave work BAREFOOT at lunch time to buy a new pair of shoes. There was no way I could walk another step in my high heels. What nonsense we women make fashion out to be.

12:56AM PDT on May 19, 2012

I don't know, wearing shoes your correct size seems a little better. Anyway, no-one, but no-one will convince me that my feet would be pain-free after that sort of surgery. Even after recovery (which I don't imagine being quick, and I do imagine being torturous) the arthritis... And I'm glad I'm not the only one who immediately thought of foot-binding when they read this

8:53PM PST on Feb 14, 2012

I have a both types of bunions on my right foot. They are very painful. I just wear shoes with a deep toe box and avoid surgery. Does anyone know where I can by platform Birkenstocks? LOL!

8:33PM PST on Feb 14, 2012

Back in the 50's and 60's some women had their pinky toes removed so they could wear the high-heeled pointy-toed shoes. And, in China before the revolution they used to break and bind women's feet into little, 4 inch "lotus blossoms" because they were considered sexy. I love my feet exactly the way they are - can walk, dance, run, all the good stuff feet were designed for, and my hubby likes 'em bare. Fashion is creates a lot of casualties.

8:23PM PST on Feb 14, 2012


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