We’ve all heard the expression about walking a mile in someone else’s shoes – and, considering the amount of time spent on our feet, those miles can add up. According to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, every mile we walk places 60 tons of stress on each foot. It’s not surprising that many of us develop foot problems.
In the world of foot problems, there are many repetitive stress and traumatic injuries that affect connective tissues (ligaments and tendons). These conditions can be responsible for chronic pain and disability in many patients. Due to the extreme forces that affect the foot, healing in many of these conditions may be inefficient and incomplete, leaving the patient to suffer... Read More