It's rare Podiatrists have a chance to dust off the old soapbox.
Apart from mine, which is polished like a Victorian teak handrail.
So, the Barbie Feet Challenge. As modeled by the rather divine Margot Robbie. You step out of your high-heels, hold the position, and walk.
Now, I'm not best placed to comment on its difficulty.
(Like shellac, I've never worn stilettos)
But I am well positioned on its risk of injury.
It's time we had a little chat about shoes — the bad ones.
Now, everyone knows the way to a man's heart is through his stomach.
(Whatever happened to that saying?)
And there's no doubt about where footwear falls in a woman's life...
...just behind oxygen and in front of handbags.
The problem is: shoes are by far the biggest cause of foot pain.
But this rogues line-up isn't restricted to 6-inch high stilettos. This list of infamy also includes footwear that a lot of men spend all day wearing.
Or both if you're Steven Tyler.