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THE AVERAGE PERSON WILL WALK 128,000 KMS IN TEIR LIFETIME, WHICH IS MORE THAN 3 TIMES AROUND THE WORLD.

A QUARTER OF ALL THE BOD'S BONES ARE IN THE FEET.  (THERE ARE 52 BONES IN A PAIR OF FEET)

THE AVERAGE CHILD TAKES ITS FIRST STEPS AROUND 13 - 17 MONTHS - BUT BETWEEN 10 AND 18 MONTHS FALLS WITHIN THE 'NORMAL' RANGE.

DURING THE FIRST YEAR OF A CHILD'S LIFE THEIR FEET GROW RAPIDLY, REACHING ALMOST HALF THEIR ADULT SIZE.  BY 12, A CHILD'S FOOT IS ABOUT 90% OF ITS ADULT LENGTH.

IT'S RARE THAT 2 FEET ARE EXACTLY THE SAME, ONE IS OFTEN LARGER THAN THE OTHER.

CIGARETTE SMOKING IS THE BIGGEST CAUSE OF PERIPHERAL VASCULAR DISEASE WHICH OFTEN LEADS TO PAIN ON WALKING, ULCERATION, INFECTION AND IN THE MOST SEVERE CASES - GANGRENE AND POSSIBLE AMPUTATION.

AROUND 40% OF THE GENERAL POPULATION WILL EXPERIENCE OME FORM OF FOOT PROBLEM DURING THEIR LIFETIME.

FOOT DISORDERS IN THE ELDERLY ARE EXTREMELY COMMON AND ARE THE CAUSE OF MUCH PAIN AND DISABILITY, AND CONSEQUENT LOSS OF MOBILITY AND INDEPENDENCE.

BROUGHT TO YOU BY DR. JOHN A. HARDY, OWNER OF ACADEMY FOOT AND ORTHOTIC CLINICS.

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