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Health Tip: Sandals May Cause Foot Problems
Here's what could happen

By Diana Kohnle

(HealthDay News) -- Sandals may be fun and fashionable during warmer weather, but your feet may pay the price.

The American Podiatric Medical Association mentions these potential injuries from different sandals:

  • Sprained or twisted ankles from wedges or espadrilles.
  • Bunions and hammertoes from peep toe sandals.
  • Poor support, heel pain and arch pain from flats and slides.
  • Injuries to the ankle and pain in the ball of the foot from high heels or platforms.
  • Calluses, poor support and irritation between the toes from strappy or lace-up sandals.

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