7 interesting facts about feet
13th June 2016
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Shropshire Foot Specialists in Telford are experts in treating foot, ankle, knee and leg pain but how much do you really know about your feet? 

The knowledgeable team tell us seven interesting facts about our tootsies:

  1. There are 250,000 sweat glands in a pair of feet
  2. When you walk, your heel lifts off the ground and forces the toes to carry one half of your body weight
  3. 1/4 of all the bones in the human body are in your feet and when these bones are out of alignment, so is the rest of the body.
  4. Walking is the best exercise for your feet and can improve your circulation and mange weight control
  5. The average person will walk 115,000 in their life time and takes around 8,000 to 10,000 steps a day.
  6. Women have four times as many foot problem as men.
  7. Fingernails and toenails grow faster during hot weather, pregnancy and teenage years.

In their podiatry clinic, Shropshire Foot Specialists deal with a wide range of foot problems including:

  • Bunions 
  • Sprained ankles 
  • Flat Feet
  • High Arches
  • Posterior Tibial Tendonitis
  • Arch Pain
  • Heel Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • And more!


Got a problem with your feet?  Then call now and make an appointment on 01952 427858 or to visit The Foot Doctor website click here.



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