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The Foot Book: The Complete Guide to Caring for Your Feet and Ankles (Johns Hopkins Press Health Books)

The Foot Book: The Complete Guide to Caring for Your Feet and Ankles (Johns Hopkins Press Health Books)

Current price: $54.95
Publication Date: December 12th, 2023
Publisher:
Johns Hopkins University Press
ISBN:
9781421447278
Pages:
304

Description

Now completely revised and updated The ultimate guide to taking care of your feet.

Written by leading experts with decades of experience in podiatry, this new edition of The Foot Book covers everything you need to know to care for your feet. It addresses the entire foot, inside and out, describing in plain English its anatomy and biomechanical operations. The second edition also:

- Provides an overview of common and rare foot injuries and syndromes
- Includes information on alignment and balance problems, heel pain, skin and toe conditions, flat feet, arthritis, and more
- Offers guidance on medications, exercises, stretches, inserts, therapy, and surgery
- Explains how to select the right footwear and provides shoe recommendations
- Covers foot issues in children, athletes, people with diabetes, and people with nerve or vascular problems
- Includes links to supplemental videos that guide you through stretching, flexibility, and strengthening exercises

Illustrated with nearly 100 images, The Foot Book walks you through tips and practices that are essential to caring for your feet.

About the Author

Jonathan D. Rose, DPM, is in private practice at Greenspring Podiatry in Lutherville, Maryland. Vincent J. Martorana, DPM, is a physician member on the MedStar Health Board of Directors and a retired section chief of podiatric surgery at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center in Baltimore.