First, as the heel is not adequately stabilized, the toes tend to curl which can cause tendinitis, deformity of the toes or nails or, horn and callus feet, says the Dr. Megan Leahy, podiatrist in Chicago.
In addition, according to Dr. Alex Kor, president of the American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine, the shape of fanged shoes is far from optimal for the feet. Even if some wear their fangs with the strap at the back, they can still feel pain in the heel and the arch of the foot.
Shoes would be risky
Beyond style, there is another counter-indication much more serious. These hooves would have harmful effects on health, as reported by the English website Dailymail. The shoe is not suitable for everyday use and may eventually have side effects. “When the heel is unstable, the toes tend to curl, leading to tendonitis, toe distortion, nail problems and calluses,” said Megan Leahy, a US podiatrist.
> Consequences that can be encountered for many other shoes very unstable like flip flops. Some people could be spared. “The only two individuals who could wear Fangs with no effect are those with a very high arch or those who have severe leg or ankle edema,” says Alex Kor, president of the American Academy of Sports Medicine Podiatric ( American Academy of Pediatric Sports Medicine).
He explains that he receives daily in his office patients who complain of pain in the arch of the foot or heel. And all have one thing in common: they wear Fangs. That’s why he recommends not to wear them for a whole day, as nurses or vacationers do. An alert that must be taken seriously, even if it may offend the most fans.