The forgotten muscles in your feet… and bunions.
The foot and ankle contain: 26 bones (One-quarter of the bones in the human body are in the feet.); 33 joints; more than 100 muscles, tendons and ligaments. The muscles in the feet are called the ‘intrinsic foot muscles’, these muscles often get forgotten about. Their daily routine is often left to being put in a shoe all day and forgotten about while we work. However, once you look at the roles of each of the individual foot muscles you start to see how dynamic each of them