Vol. 1 No. 1 (2022): infermieristica journal: nursing r-evolution

The foot, Anatomy notes

Ferdinando Paternostro
DMSC University of Florence

Published 2022-06-29


  • foot,
  • anatomy


The foot has 28 bones, 30 joints, and more than 100 muscles, ligaments, and tendons. These structures work together to carry out two main functions: weight-bearing and propulsion. Plus, the foot must be flexible to adapt to uneven surfaces and remain stable. In this article, we briefly illustrate the anatomy of the foot and its various structures


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