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We haven't seen a lot of Victoria Beckham in public lately—but while yesterday's gossip rags placed her in hiding, trying to lose the 21 lbs. she put on while pregnant with her newborn daughter, turns out that Posh Spice has really, unfortunately, suffered a slipped disc in her back following the pregnancy. Reports from Malibu (where the Beckhams are currently holed up in a fancy beachfront rental) say that the 37-year old has been ordered by doctors to avoid wearing high-heel shoes at all costs—to avoid aggravating her injury.
A source tells the Mirror: "Victoria's not had an easy past few weeks. But she's a trooper and after getting the all-clear to attend Fashion Week—provided her back doesn't significantly deteriorate—she has been advised to avoid heels. Although her heel-wearing wasn't the cause of her back problems, stilettos don't help her condition. Victoria has been frantically surfing the web for an acceptable pair of flats, ones which don't make her look like a golf club." Flat shoes! Well, that explains the glum face then.
· Victoria Beckham's high heel ban [ContactMusic]
· Victoria Beckham ordered to wear flat shoes by doctors [Mirror]