Bone up on your feet

Prevention (Australia) - - Health -

• 25 per cent of all bones are in your feet.

• The av­er­age per­son walks around 128,000 km over a life­time

– the equiv­a­lent of cir­cum­vent­ing the earth three times!

• Your shoe size goes up with age as feet flat­ten due to ten­dons

and lig­a­ments be­com­ing less elas­tic.

• Around 88 per cent of women are wear­ing shoes that are

too small, ac­cord­ing to US re­search.

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