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Did you know? 
 
  • The feet contain about 72,000 nerve endings
 
  • Reflexology can be performed on the feet, hands, face or ears
 
  • Your feet may be as much as 5 to 10 percent larger at the end of the day.
 
  • Women suffer from four times as many foot problems as men - mainly because they often opt to wear uncomfortable footwear
 
  • A quarter of all the bones in the body are located in our feet. There are 26 bones in each foot, and each foot also has 33 joints, 19 muscles, 10 tendons and 107 ligaments.
 
  •  A South African study in the podiatry journal The Foot, in 2007, studied 180 modern humans from three different population groups (Sotho, Zulu, and European) and compared them to 2,000-year-old skeletons. The researchers concluded that people had healthier feet and posture before the invention of shoes. The Zulu, who often go barefoot, had the healthiest feet of the modern humans.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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