The foot is made up of 26 bones, 33 joints, 107 ligaments, 19 muscles, and numerous tendons. Complex biomechanics keep all these parts in the right position and moving together. Given these intricacies, it is not surprising that most people will experience some problem with their feet at some time in their lives.
Within each foot, the essential structure can be summed up as follows:
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Heel Pain Is A Common Foot Complaint.
Over 2.5 million people suffer from heel pain in the United States.
One of the complications of heel pain is the growth of bone on the underside of the heel bone known as a heel spur.