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How Many Tendons Are In The Foot
Yes: The plantaris tendon and posterior tibialos tendon both arise from posterior muscles of the leg and connect to the foot. The Achilles' tendon is the largest of the posterior tendons. ...Read more
Much: Too many to count.Get a more detailed answer ›
Bones below the big: The normal sesamoid bones are two bonus to that are below the first metatarsal head below the big toe joint and they are in both feet. There are other accessory bones that are called the sesamoid in different parts of the foot. One is behind the outside of your foot. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See a podiatrist: See a podiatrist for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
Not relevant for sit: The site is not designed to answer homework questions or be a substitute for simple reference work. Look up an anatomy site and do your own counting.If you are interested in relevant health need issues, submit a question to the site. ...Read more
Not accurate: I would not necessarily say that fractures of the navicular bone is "worse" than other fractured of the foot. What it comes down to is the likelihood of poor outcome makes a fracture more "serious", and so severe fractures of the calcaneus, talus, tarsal bones can all potentially cause poor outcomes and as such are taken very seriously. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Foot bones: Each has its own names: heel bone is calcaneus, talus sits atop the calcaneus, there is the cuboid, navicular, three cuneiforms, cuboid, 5 metatarsals and then 5 toes. The big toe is known as the hallux. The hallux is composed of two bones a proximal and distal phalanx. The toes 2-5 each have three bones known as proximal, middle and distal phalanges. There are also two sesamoids. ...Read more
What are they other injection therapies , not cortisone and are they successful in treating bursitis of knee in the lower inside.
Depends on ligament: Ankle ligament rupture if chronic typically has instability and "giving way" as it's main symptom, this is the same for subtler instability. Midfoot ligament rupture is usually represented by pain an the medial side with a flat foot deformity. This represents either rupture of the ligament keeping the arch up or the junction of the hind foot and midfoot. It could also be represented by pain! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are some diseases that are linked with pain in the arm and the bones in the toe moving toward each other?
Hard to understand: Your question. However, there are several diseases, such as paget's disease, which may involve bone pain at multiple sites in the body. Best to follow up with your family doctor and get some blood work done to determine the nature of this problem. He/she may then refer you out to a specialist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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