Our feet have been designed to be mobile adaptors; 27 bones, ligaments, muscles and fascia. The foot acts as a shock absorber but it also stores and releases energy; the energy that propels us forward as we take our 10,000 steps each day! Whether it’s a painful big toe, arch or heel they all impact on our ability to get about and limit our normal activities of daily living. It’s not surprising then when our feet become painful, it can make our lives a misery.
There are a few common foot problems: