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Wearing shoes from a young age makes your ankles less flexible


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Wearing shoes from a young age makes your ankles less flexible

Health 28 December 2019 By Michael Marshall Wearing shoes from a young age may not help you put your best foot forwardSebastian Kopp/Getty ImagesYour shoes are changing your feet. The ankles of people who habitually wear shoes are different to those of people who walk barefoot. These changes to ankle bones take place over the…

Wearing shoes from a young age makes your ankles less flexible


Health



28 December 2019

By Michael Marshall

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Wearing shoes from a young age may not help you put your best foot forward

Sebastian Kopp/Getty Images

Your shoes are changing your feet. The ankles of people who habitually wear shoes are different to those of people who walk barefoot.

These changes to ankle bones take place over the course of a person’s life, and there is no evidence that they can be passed on genetically.

In modern industrial societies, most people wear shoes from a young age. However, in traditional hunter-gatherer societies people often go barefoot, or wear only very thin footwear.

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