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  • The record for the world’s largest feet belongs to Matthew McGrory who wears US size 28 1/2 shoes. The average men’s size is 10 1/2.
  • Madeline Albrecht holds the world record for most feet sniffed at 5,600.
  • The foot accounts for 25% of the bones in the human body. 
  • The average woman walks three miles more per day than the average male. 
  • There are roughly 250,000 sweat glands on a pair of feet. 
  • Sweat glands in the feet produce as much as half a pint of moisture each day. 
  • The pressure on the feet when running can be as much as four times the runners body weight. 
  • The first shoes were invented 5,000,000 years ago during the Ice Age and were made from animal skins. 
  • The afternoon is the optimum time to shop for shoes because the feet tend to be more swollen then.
  • 9 out of 10 women wear shoes that are too small for them. 
  • Women experience foot problems four times more than men.
  • Fingernails and toenails grow faster during hot weather, pregnancy and teenage years. 
  • The ancient Romans were the first to construct distinct left and right shoes. Before that, shoes could be worn on either foot.
  • The average foot gets two sizes longer when a person stands up. 
  • Shoe sizes were devised in England by King Edward II who declared in 1324 that the diameter of one barely corn- a third of an inch- would represent one full shoe size. That’s still true today. 
  • The feet can contract an array of nasty diseases from communal showers: Planter Wart, Athletes foot, Ring worm!

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416-465-8737

Toronto, ON Chiropodist
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Toronto, ON M4K 2P1 

Across from the Broadview Subway
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