A woman’s body will attempt to compensate for the off-kilter balance heels cause by flexing or foward bending the hips and spine. In order to maintain balance, the calf, hip, and back muscles become tense. At the end of the day, this makes for excess muscle fatigue and strain. Over time, wearing high heels can also cause the calf muscles to cramp and bulge.
Spine is fairly straight.
Calf muscles is relaxed when feet are flat.
Body weight is evenly distributed throught the foot.
With high heels
Chest is pushed foward
The lower back is pushes foward, taking the hips and spine out of alignment.
Excess pressure placed on knees.
Heels mimic the way a person walks on a ramp, increasing the pressure on the balls of the feet through a downward force.