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Fun Foot Facts!

  1. Feet often reflect your general health. Abnormalities or pain in the feet can often signal more serious health conditions.
  2. The average person walks 110,000 miles in their lifetime.
  3. Just two in ten people consider their foot health regularly.
  4. The Achilles tendon is the strongest tendon in the body.
  5. Ankle sprain is the most common foot ailment, even compared to blisters, calluses, foot fatigue, cracked skin and athlete’s foot!
  6. It takes 12-18 months for a toenail to completely regrow once it’s been lost
  7. Over the course of a day, your feet take a cumulative force of a couple hundred tons.
  8. Each foot takes 1.5 times your body weight while you walk.
  9. And when running, the number leaps up to five times your weight!
  10. There are approximately 8,000 nerves in the feet—that’s more per square centimeter than any place else on your body
  11. The foot has 33 joints, more than 100 tendons, ligaments and muscles and on each sole, you have between 100,000 to 200,000 nerve endings.

Make a plan to take better care of your feet, and they’ll take care of you.

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