The Foot and Toes
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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