LifeStyle Fitness Today
(structural challenge) can set off a list of ailments along the kinetic chain.
low-back, for instance, doesn't mean that's where
are built with a "high" heel which is designed to help absorb the extra impact of running...and is quite obvious once you look at them.
and restricts dorsiflexion (which is our ability to lift our toes to push off when walking) , puts us more at risk for ankle injury (due to tension on the calf, and Achilles tendon, etc while tilted outward)...and even more amazingly places us in a position for knee,
So, when changing to a lower heeled shoe to take care of the shortened
calf muscles, you may also need to check with your foot Doctor or Orthopedic
Surgeon to receive custom orthotics (arch supports) to support your arches.
Now, your basic "tennis shoe":
with the sole being even from heel to toe:
Here's a link you may find helpful on picking the best footwear for you: