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Your foot is a very complex part of your body. Each foot contains 26 bones, which are held in position by hundreds of ligaments, tendons and muscles, making it an extraordinarily complex mechanism.
The total force accumulated on feet every day is well over one million pounds for the average adult. However, the foot acts as an amazingly versatile and complex set of shock absorbers that protect the body with every step. This is only one of many important reasons why you should take good care of your feet.
Every day you put considerable stress on your feet, so it isn't surprising that your feet do hurt and/or develop various aches and ailments. When this happens, it is important to see a podiatrist.
An average adult applies over a million pounds of force to his or her feet daily.