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Foot Injuries and Disorders

  • By: Mala Gurbani B.A.
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

As the weight-bearing portion of the body, injuries and disorders of the feet are common and can be quite disruptive to an individual's lifestyle. With 26 bones, 23 joints, and 20 muscles in each foot, compounded with athletic exercise plans and ...

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