THE FOOT AND ANKLE Tristate Orthopaedic Treatment Center
MEET THE FOOTThe human foot combines mechanical complexity and structural strength. Not only can it withstand a great deal...
MEET THE                 ANKLEThe ankle serves as a shock absorber and as a sort of propulsive engine when you’re walking ...
TIME TO GET INTIMATE...                                     Anatomy 101The FootThe foot is composed of:- 26 bones- 33 join...
FAST FEET (AND ANKLE) FACTS•3 out of 4 people in the U.S. will experience some kind of foot and ankle problem• 25%   of al...
RUN FOR IT!•   The average person will walk 115,000    miles over their lifetime - that’s enough    to go around the world...
CALL A DOCTOR!With all the foot and ankle have going on, problems are prettycommon. Seek treatment from a medical professi...
WANT TO KNOW MORE?   To find out more about the foot andankle, common problems, and treatments...                          ...
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in …5
×

The Human Foot and Ankle

2,282 views

Published on

Information on the human foot and ankle include fun facts and anatomy

Published in: Health & Medicine, Business
0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total views
2,282
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
1
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
13
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide
  • \n
  • \n
  • \n
  • \n
  • \n
  • \n
  • \n
  • \n
  • The Human Foot and Ankle

    1. 1. THE FOOT AND ANKLE Tristate Orthopaedic Treatment Center
    2. 2. MEET THE FOOTThe human foot combines mechanical complexity and structural strength. Not only can it withstand a great deal of pressure, it also provides flexibility and resiliency.
    3. 3. MEET THE ANKLEThe ankle serves as a shock absorber and as a sort of propulsive engine when you’re walking or running.
    4. 4. TIME TO GET INTIMATE... Anatomy 101The FootThe foot is composed of:- 26 bones- 33 joints- 4 muscle layers- More than 100 ligaments- A complex network of arteries, veins, and nervesThe AnkleThe ankle is a hinged joint composed of the fibulaand tibia (in the leg) and the talus (in the foot) as wellas ligaments.
    5. 5. FAST FEET (AND ANKLE) FACTS•3 out of 4 people in the U.S. will experience some kind of foot and ankle problem• 25% of all the bones in the human body are in your feet• There are more than 250,000 sweat glands in your two feet...and they can excrete over half a pint of moisture each day
    6. 6. RUN FOR IT!• The average person will walk 115,000 miles over their lifetime - that’s enough to go around the world 4 times• Walking puts up to1.5 times your body weight on your feet• Running puts up to 4 times your body weight on your feet
    7. 7. CALL A DOCTOR!With all the foot and ankle have going on, problems are prettycommon. Seek treatment from a medical professional for yourfoot and ankle problems if....- You have severe pain- Swelling persists- You can’t put weight on the foot or ankle- You have signs of an infection such as a wound or sore that isoozing pus, or a temperature of over 100 F
    8. 8. WANT TO KNOW MORE? To find out more about the foot andankle, common problems, and treatments... Visit Tristate Orthopedic Treatment Center at: www.tristateorthotc.com

    ×