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Bones of the Foot

Bones of the Foot

Pictures of the bones of the foot (top view and side view)

You have many bones and joints in your foot to allow the foot to adjust to your movements and to the ground. This allows you to balance, stand, walk, and run.

By Healthwise Staff
Primary Medical Reviewer William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine
Specialist Medical Reviewer Gavin W.G. Chalmers, DPM - Podiatry and Podiatric Surgery
Last Revised February 24, 2012

Last Revised: February 24, 2012

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine & Gavin W.G. Chalmers, DPM - Podiatry and Podiatric Surgery

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