Musculoskeletal Tests, Foot

The foot provides the body's base of support, as it is the part of the body that comes into physical contact with the ground during gait. It provides stability to stand and move upright, acts in shock absorption, adapts to uneven surfaces or terrain, and acts as a lever for propulsion to enable the body to move in all directions. The foot is composed of 26 bones, which create 33 different joints. Due to the many bones and joints and the different roles the foot plays in locomotion, it is ...

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