1.) The 52 bones in your feet makeup about one quarter of all the bones in your body. When they are out of alignment, so is everything else.
2.) About 5% of the US population have ingrown toenails, fungal foot infections, corns, and calluses each year.
3.) About 60-70% of diabetics will develop some form of diabetic nerve damage, which in severe form can lead to lower limb amputation.
4.) Approximately 56,000 people lose a foot or leg due to diabetes.
5.) The soles of your feet contain more sweat glands and sensory nerve endings per square centimeter than any other part of your body.
6.) A 2 1/2 inch high heel can increase the load on the forefoot by 75%.
7.) Women are 4 times more likes to have foot problems than men.
8.) Arthritis is the number one cause of disability and affects about 7 million Americans.
9.) 75% of Americans will have foot related issues at least once in their lifetime.
10.) Neglect, improper care, and ill-fitting shoes are the biggest causes of preventable foot-related problems.