At any given time in my office you can find someone wearing a boot brace. Skiing takes its toll, or other sports, slips on ice or medical issues. The gentleman on the left took a tumble on some icy steps in March. The gentlewoman on the right sprained her ankle playing Ultimate Frisbee. Another cow-orker had foot surgery. A fourth has gout.
When I say my cow-orkers are lame, it's not an insult. Just an observation.