Broken Foot Overview
Broken bones (also called fractures) in the foot are very common. Feet are very vulnerable to slipping and twisting. Our feet and toes lead us around when we walk and are on the receiving end of dropped objects. About one out of every 10 broken bones occurs in the foot.
The Anatomy of the Foot
The human foot has 26 bones. Consider the foot divided the foot into three parts: the hindfoot, the midfoot, and the forefoot.
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