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Foot & Ankle Anatomy
Article from: https://www.eandbortho.com/foot-ankle-anatomy.html The foot and ankle in the human body work together to provide balance, stability, movement, and propulsion. This complex anatomy consists of: 26 bones33 jointsMusclesTendonsLigamentsBlood vessels, nerves, and soft tissue In order to understand conditions that affect the foot and ankle, it is important to understand the normal anatomy of the foot …
8 Facts About the Ankle
BY JORDAN ROSENFELD The humble ankle has had a remarkable history as an object of fetishization: Think Victorian sexual repression and high heels. Of course, its significance is also practical. Without ankles, there would be no sports or dance. Not only would nobody be able to score a touchdown, we wouldn’t even be able to …
What Makes a Podiatrist
A podiatrist is a doctor of podiatric medicine, which is why you will often see the initials (D.P.M.) after their name. Podiatrists work to treat conditions and injuries that are related to the foot, ankle, and lower leg regions of the body. Some podiatrists work in private practices, while others work in hospitals and clinics. Some podiatrists …
Types of Arthritis That Can Affect The Feet
The medical term that is known as osteoarthritis may cause bone spurs at the bottom of the big toe, which may lead to the development of a bunion. If you have this type of arthritis, relief may be found when larger size shoes are worn. This may prevent additional pressure from being exerted on the …
Why Stretching Is Important Before and After Running
People who experience running injuries may find that they lose the motivation to continue running or jogging. Additionally, this type of injury can affect everyday activities, and may cause severe pain and discomfort. The average runner typically runs 1400 steps per mile. With that in mind, it is important to properly stretch the muscles, tendons and ligaments …