The Incredible Anatomy of the Foot

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anatomy of foot

Good image of the intricate details of the foot and ankle

The foot has Thirty-three joints, 107 ligaments, 19 muscles and tendons that hold the 28 bones of the foot together and help form it’s intricate structure to allow it to move in a variety of ways. Incredibly the 56 bones in both feet make up one fourth of all the bones in your body.

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Your Feet are a Window to Your Health

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Feet in windowFoot problems may be the first sign of more serious medical problems. Your feet can be a window to your general health. Conditions such as circulatory and nerve disorders, diabetes, or arthritis can show their initial symptoms in your feet. Though we may contribute to our foot health by the shoe gear and lifestyle we choose, frequently we can trace our foot problems to heredity.