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Candace Gregory, DPM

Foot Trivia

• People take an average 10,000 steps
per day, adding up to 115,000 miles in
a lifetime, enough to circle the planet
four times.

• The feet of an individual weighing 130
pounds absorb 500 pounds of pressure
with every step. This impact reaches about
five million pounds of pressure each day.

• In the same person, feet are frequently different in size.

• Average number of miles per day women walk = 10

• Average number of miles per day men walk = 7

• Number of bones in a foot = 26

• Together, both feet comprise one quarter of the body’s bones

• Number of joints in a foot = 33

• Number of tendons in a foot = 31