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How High Heel Shoes Cause Low Back Pain

July 12, 2012


Ladies, if you wear high heel shoes on a regular basis, this video will show why it’s important to do it in moderation and alternate between high heels and flat shoes.

When you wear high heels, you alter the biomechanics of the low back and pelvis. The pelvis rotates forward causing an increase in the lumbar spine curve. This increase in curve causes the muscles in the low back to work harder than normal and can also affect the facet joints. Over time this creates low back pain.

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