How many bones are there in a human foot and ankle?
The human foot consists of 26 bones and 33 joints: it's a complex structure. It also contains more than 100 muscles, ligaments and tendons. The foot bears weight and allows animals and humans to move. The foot can be subdivided into the hindfoot, the midfoot, and the forefoot:
Can you imagine a loaded cement truck? It weights hundreds of tons! After a day of walking the forces on our feet can total the same! Just think how strong our feet are!