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What to Expect From Foot and Ankle Surgery

April 28, 20149 min
Depending on the shoes you wear, the exercises you do could play a role into your risk of foot or ankle surgery.The human foot is a very complex structure with 26 bones, 33 joints and more than 100 ligaments and muscles working together to achieve a unique combination of stability and flexibility.What you do on a daily basis and what you're wearing on your feet could be factors that could lead you to have foot or ankle surgery.A couple of things you could to prevent your chances of needing surgery is making sure you're stretching your calf and hamstring muscles as soon as you wake up and periodically throughout the day.What about the types of shoes that you wear?Unfortunately the saying, beauty is pain is all too common. If you're someone who likes to wear high heels, constantly arching your foot can cause some major problems.What would be the reason that you would need surgery?This varies for everyone, however if you are constantly in discomfort and pain, you should speak to a specialist immediately.What else should you be expecting from foot or ankle surgery?Section head of Foot and Ankle Surgery at Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Michigan shares what you should expect from your foot and ankle surgery.

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