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The foot is formed by ____ bones?


The foot is divided into three sections:

Rearfoot, Midfoot, and Forefoot

There are 7 tarsal bones:

Calcaneus, Talus, Navicular, Cuboid, 1st, 2nd, & 3rd Cuneiform

The Rearfoot provides _____

stability and shock absorption during the initial stance phase of gait and serves as a lever arm for the Achilles tendon during plantarflexion of the foot and ankle.

The Rearfoot is formed by the ______

Calcaneus and Talus.

The Midfoot is composed of the _____

Navicular, three Cuneiforms, and the Cuboid bones.

The Forefoot and Toes are formed by the ____

five MTs and the 14 phalanges.

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