Georgina Waldon

Solving Foot Ailments

Entries from 2017-07-01 to 1 month

What Is Pes Planus?

OverviewMost of us have a low arch. The foot actually appears quite normal and a clear (but low) arch is present under the foot, especially when sitting down. The situation changes with weight bearing: when we get up the arch lowers. When …

Everything You Might Want To Understand About

OverviewThe heel bone is the largest of the 26 bones in the human foot, which also has 33 joints and a network of more than 100 tendons, muscles, and ligaments. Like all bones, it is subject to outside influences that can affect its integr…

Leg Length Discrepancy Measurement Methods

OverviewDifferences between lengths of the two upper extremities (upper and/or lower arms) or between the lengths of the two lower extremities (upper and/or lower legs) are called limb length discrepancy (LLD). A limb length discrepancy ma…