Breaking Down Foot Pain
Our feet are constantly under stress. It’s no wonder that 80 percent of us will have some sort of problem with our feet at some time or another. Many things affect the condition of our feet: activity level, occupation, other health conditions, and perhaps most importantly, shoes.
The foot is an incredibly complex mechanism and understanding its structure functionality can be helpful in pain treatment. This brief introduction to the anatomy of the foot will highlight the structures that relate to conditions and surgical procedures of the foot. These important structures of the foot can be divided into several categories. These include:
- Bones & Joints
- Ligaments & Tendons
- Blood Vessels