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what are the muscles that support the arch of the foot?

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Dr. Eric Bluman
23 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Many: There are many muscles that support the arch of the foot. Two of the most important are the posterior tibialis and the peroneus longus.
Answered on Nov 13, 2018
Dr. Ashley Vanderloop
13 years experience Podiatry
Foot arch: There are 4 layers of muscles in the plantar portion of the foot that all help to support the arch. There are also leg muscles that end in the foot and toes that support the arch as well.
Answered on May 10, 2016

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