Take Time, Take Charge
Are You Killing Your Feet for Fashion?
Created on Tuesday, 31 August 2010 16:05
Written by Kristie Harris
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The havoc high heels can wreck on our feet doesn’t leave most women shaking in their stilettos. Anyone who has ever suffered through a wedding or night on the town knows they can be painful. But, just how high is the price women are paying for fashion? Dr. Pam Allen, an orthopedic surgeon with Blue Ridge Bone & Joint will discuss the far reaching effects that shoes have on our bodies, how we can recognize the signs of a problem, and how to keep our feet happy throughout our life at Take Time, Take Charge - an event for all women.
Pam Allen, M.D., is an orthopedic surgeon with Blue Ridge Bone & Joint in Hendersonville. Dr. Allen received her medical degree from the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, N.C. She completed her residency in orthopedic surgery at Wake Forest University School of Medicine in Winston-Salem, N.C., and completed a fellowship in foot and ankle reconstruction at Union Memorial Hospital in Baltimore, Md. Dr. Allen specializes in foot and ankle injuries, disorders and surgery. She is an outdoor enthusiast and enjoys both hiking and running the many trails of Western North Carolina. Dr. Allen serves on the medical staff at Pardee Hospital
To register for Take Time, Take Charge call 1-866-790-WELL.