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Dr Sarah Brewer

The Causes Of Foot Pain - Expert Health Reviews


If you walk the average amount of 5,000 steps a day, you will clock up over 80,000 miles during your lifetime – the equivalent of walking three and a quarter times round the equator. While this may sound a lot, you should ideally walk twice as far – optimum health benefits are supposedly obtained from walking 10,000 steps a day. But what effect does all this strolling have on your feet? Each foot contains 26 bones, 33 joints and over 100 muscles, tendons and ligaments, so there’s a lot that can go wrong. It’s not surprising that as many as 80% of adults experience foot pain on a regular basis. Here are 25 different types of foot pain and how to avoid them.