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Anatomy of the Foot

Anatomy of the foot
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The foot is one of the most complex parts of the body, consisting of 28 bones connected by numerous joints, muscles, tendons, and ligaments. The foot is susceptible to many stresses. Foot pain and problems can cause pain and inflammation, resulting in limited movement and mobility.

Online Resources

American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons  http://orthoinfo.aaos.org/topic.cfm?topic=a00209
Evaluation of foot and ankle pain in the young athelete, UpToDate  http://www.uptodate.com
UptoDate  http://www.uptodate.com/online/content/topic.do?topicKey=ped_trau/14364&source=preview&selectedTitle=1~150&anchor=H2#H2

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