Sure, flip flops may be comfortable during the warm summer months (or all year round in warm climates), but have you ever considered the long-term effects these sandals may have on your feet? As it turns out, experts worry that flip flops are causing serious problems in the feet and hips of frequent wearers.

In fact, doctors have noticed a major increase in the amount of 15-25 years olds experiencing heel problems, something they attribute to the extensive use of flip flops because this age group is not normally susceptible to heel problems but flip flops keep increasing in popularity.

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