The Tendons of Your Feet and What They Do

Your body is an amazing machine made up of many connected parts that work together to allow movement. A tendon, also known as a sinew, is a fibrous tissue that helps to facilitate this movement.1 Tendons join muscles to their corresponding bones. Without tendons, your...
What is Cuboid Syndrome?

What is Cuboid Syndrome?

The cuboid is one of the smaller bones of the foot. It’s attached to the heel by a series of ligaments. This little bone, which resembles a cube (thus, the name), can cause big problems if you develop a condition known as cuboid syndrome. Here’s some information on...
How to Maximize the Benefits of Brisk Walking

How to Maximize the Benefits of Brisk Walking

There are a lot of extreme fitness folks out there, no doubt. Some think that unless you run five miles a day or pump hundreds of pounds of iron, you’re not really working out. But that’s not entirely true… Moderate-intensity exercise, such as regular, brisk...