About the foot

About the footThe foot is a complex structure of 26 bones, 33 joints and over 100 muscles, tendons and ligaments with a network of veins, arteries and nerves.

Foot motion

There is a lot of confusion surrounding the terms Pronation and Supination. These words are thrown around with impunity by the sport shops and other medical professionals, but there still seems to be a lack of understanding about what they really mean.
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Muscles and tendons

Most of the muscles that control the foot have tendon attachments on various positions on the foot.
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The Criteria Of Normalcy

When the podiatrist performs a biomechanical assessment, he has in his mind a model of what should be a normal foot. This is how we recognise when we see abnormality.
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The Foot Structure

The foot is a complex structure of 26 bones, 33 joints and over 100 muscles, tendons and ligaments with a network of veins, arteries and nerves.
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