Walking is the best exercise for your feet. It also contributes to your general health by improving circulation, contributing to weight control, and promoting all-around well being.
Arthritis is the number one cause of disability. It limits everyday dressing, climbing stairs, getting in and out of bed or walking
The two feet may be different sizes. Buy shoes for the larger one. Its rare that two feet are exactly the same; one of them is often larger than the other
There are 250,000 sweat glands in a pair of feet. Sweat glands in the feet excrete as much as a half-pint of moisture a day
The foot contains 26 bones, 33 joints, 107 ligaments and 19 muscles.
1/4 of all the bones in the human body are down in your feet. When these bones are out of alignment, so is the rest of the body.
Only a small percentage of the population is born with foot problems. It’s neglect and a lack of awareness of proper care – including ill fitting shoes – that bring on problems.
Women have about four times as many foot problems as men. High heels are partly to blame.
During an average day of walking, the total forces on your feet can total hundreds of tons, equivalent to an average of a fully loaded cement truck.
Walking is the best exercise for your feet. It contributes to your general health by improving circulation and weight control.
Standing in one spot is far more tiring than walking because the demands are being made on the same few muscles for a longer length of time.
Your feet mirror your general health. Foot ailments can become your first sign of more serious medical problems. Your feet mirror your general health, so conditions like arthritis, diabetes, nerve and circulatory disorders can show their initial symptoms in your feet.