Many people – men, women, and children – will experience a callus at one time or another. Known medically as tyloma or keratoma, a callus is a rough, thick patch of dead skin cells.Read More
Your feet and ankles are among nature’s miracles. Each foot is made of 26 bones and nearly 100 muscles, ligaments, tendons, and other soft tissues, all working together to form the arches and joints that allow you to stand and walk upright without pain.Read More
Your legs contain two different types of veins: deep veins, which are close to the bone, and superficial veins, which are located near the surface of the body. Both types of veins are critical to circulation. Every second or so, your heart pumps oxygenated blood throughout your body via your arteries.Read More
You’ve probably heard of osteoporosis, a disease that affects bone health. You probably think of it as a potential problem for your spine and hips or perhaps your ribs or wrists, but do you know that osteoporosis and its precursor osteopenia can pose hazards to your feet as well?Read More
Like the rest of your body, much about your feet can change as you age. Externally, you might notice changes in their size or shape, in the texture of the skin, or in the way that they function.Read More
Many families like to play trivia games when they’re together. Is yours one of them? If so, here are some facts to help you “bone up” before your next tournament.
Your feet are complex anatomical structures, unique in nature. How much do you know about their anatomy?Read More