Women know high heels aren't good for their feet, and they don't deny that they're uncomfortable. But the fact is, women would continue to wear high heels, even though they did not think them comfortable. Mark it up to the price of beauty.
Gwyneth Paltrow, 35, has led the trend for sky-high heels, showing off SEVEN-INCH stilettos at a photo shoot in Rome.
But almost a third of women suffer permanent pain from the stylish shoes, research revealed. More than a third have fallen and hurt themselves while wearing them.
Teens are among the worst hit — with under-18s about 50 TIMES more likely to have hip trouble than their mothers.