The Foot Book: A Complete Guide to Healthy Feet
Aching or painful feet make it hard to stand or walk'not tomention dance, play sports, and take part in other activities. Tokeep you on your feet, this book offers a rich resource forunderstanding what can go wrong and how disorders, diseases, andinjuries to the foot are diagnosed and treated.In this readableguide to common conditions that affect the foot and ankle,podiatrists Jonathan D. Rose and Vincent J. Martorana outline theprofessional and self-care treatment options available. What worksfor one person's foot pain does not necessarily work for someoneelse's, so Doctors Rose and Martorana discuss proper foot carepractices in a way that helps readers make good decisions aboutwhich treatment option will work best for them. Oftencalled a marvel of biomedical engineering, the human foot is acomplex and astonishingly versatile part of our anatomy. This bookaddresses the entire foot, inside and out, describing in plainEnglish its special design characteristics and biomechanicaloperations. Everything is covered'from corns and calluses to cancerand skin and nail problems, including special sections onchildren's feet, sports injuries, footwear, and orthotics. TheFoot Book is an all-inclusive resource for everyone sufferingfrom foot and ankle disorders, as well as physicians and othermedical personnel who care for them.