Podiatrists call stiletto's "shoe-icide". They can lead to sprained ankles, a permanent "pump bump" on the heel, deformity, chronic pain and even hairline fractures. Certain ballet flats can also cause serious problems. To learn more about the potential health problems and solutions that allow you to stay fashionable, visit this Web MD Slide Show. You can also view our Women's Health Research Institute enewsletter on the topic. It's enlightening!