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Dr. Cunha Tells Bustle Why You Should Not Wear Shoes That Are Too Big For Your Feet – 7/30/18
Women’s Online Publication Talks Footwear with Dr. Cunha
Bustle, a women’s online news outlet geared toward fashion, beauty and lifestyle, featured an interview with Dr. Cunha on whether women should wear shoes that are too big for their feet. Meghan Markle was photographed wearing shoes that are too big for her, which got the internet talking: is it safe for your feet? According to Dr. Cunha, often referred to as the best podiatrist in New York, “Proper fitting shoes provide a proper platform for our feet to support our body. Shoes that are too big means you will be accommodating the improper fitted size in a dysfunctional way and can lead to foot problems." Read the article in its entirety here.
Women’s Health Interviews Dr. Cunha About Wedding Shoes That Are Cute And Comfortable – 7/26/18
Women’s Magazine Explores Comfortable Shoe Options with Dr. Cunha
There are plenty of cute shoe options to wear to a wedding, but most will have you experiencing foot pain before the ceremony ends. In an interview with Women’s Health, a women’s magazine focused on health, wellness, lifestyle and more, Dr. Cunha shares the best shoe options to wear to weddings. “While you might be tempted to wear flats instead of heels to spare yourself the agony, that's actually not the best idea. Completely flat shoes might mess with the arch in your foot, leading to heel pain, shin splints, and knee or back pain.” Read the article in its entirety here.
Dr. Cunha Tells Moneyish Why You Should Reconsider Wearing Heels to the Office 7/18/18
Manhattan Podiatrist Discusses the Danger of Heels
Moneyish, a publication from Dow Jones Media Group that focuses on money and personal finance, talked with Dr. Cunha about the dangers of wearing heels to the office. As high heels lengthen your legs, they also force you to carry your full weight on the balls of your feet. This puts pressure on your spine, back and knees; can cause tendonitis and joint pain in your ankles and knees; and can permanently shorten your Achilles tendon. To learn more about what our favorite downtown NYC podiatrist shared, see here.
Glam Talks to Dr. Cunha About the Ideal Heel Height for Women – 7/12/18
Women’s Online Publication Seeks Advice From Best Podiatrist in New York
While many women have a love/hate relationship with heels, many aren’t certain how to select a heel height that won’t leave them searching for a foot doctor. In an interview with Glam, a women’s online publication focused on beauty and fashion, Dr. Cunha shared tips on selecting the perfect heel height. “Never go over three inches in heel height when shopping for shoes, because it changes the biomechanics of how you walk,” cautioned Dr. Cunha. “Anything higher throws off your center gravity… putting unnecessary stress on your metatarsal bones, Achilles tenon, knees, and back.” Read the article in its entirety here.
The New York Post Explores Why Trendy Shoes May Not Be Best For Your Feet – 7/10/18
New York City Paper Looks to Dr. Cunha for Shoe Tips
The New York Post recently sought out Dr. Cunha to discuss how cute shoes could be damaging your feet. Just because they fit, doesn’t mean they’re good for you. New York’s top podiatrist shared, “All flats lack proper support, but flip-flops are especially bad. The sole is completely flat and forces your foot to pronate [or roll inward] for a longer period of time.” Read the article in its entirety <a href="https://nypost.com/2018/07/09/your-cute-summer-shoes-are-destroying-your-feet/" data-mce-href="https://nypo