Studying about the foot anatomy using visual illustration will make you understand the concept and parts of your foot better. This page provides foot diagrams with the labels to show the parts of the foot. This includes a diagram showing the bones and muscles of the foot,
You can see on the foot diagram that there are so many parts and structures that makeup the foot. Approximately, there are 28 bones, 33 joints, muscles, ligaments, and about 100 foot tendons make the foot. The foot can be divided into three sections: the forefoot, midfoot, and hindfoot. The forefoot is the very front part of the foot, including the toes, or phalanges. It also provides attachment to several tendons. Midfoot is made up of five irregularly-shaped bones called the tarsals. Lastly, the hindfoot includes the talus and the calcaneus. The diagrams of bones and muscles of the foot are given below.
The tarsal bones in the foot are located amongst tibia, metatarsal bones, and fibula. There are in all 7 bones, which fall under tarsal bones category. On one end of each of the metatarsal bones are the tarsal bones and on the other end are the phalanges. The bones situated in the toe region are known as phalanges. Every human foot has 14 phalanges.
The foot is the weight bearing part of the body. Hence, studying the important parts of the foot is important. All of the parts of the foot anatomy are shown in the diagrams. If you want to use these foot diagrams as a reference or study aid, just click on the image and make sure to download the image! Check back soon for more educational diagrams!