B is for Bones, Bones, Bones

Did you know that your hand contains 27 bones and that your foot contains 28 bones which means that your hands and feet contain 53% of the bones in the human body? I didn’t until I started studying anatomy as part of my Pilates teacher training.

Now every course that I attend has an element of anatomy in it and I learn another interesting fact.

One of the facts I learnt on my Bone Health course was what bones look like. The best analogy I heard was that they look like that well know bubbly chocolate bar.

How small the bubbles are and how thick the structures between the bubbles are, is the measure of our bone density.

The A to Z continues