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Muscles of Foot (Left)
Muscular System

Muscles of Foot (Left)

Musculi pedis

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Description

The muscles of the foot are a group of muscles that both originate from and insert onto structures within the foot. They are involved in the fine motor movements of the foot.

For classification purposes, the muscles of the foot are divided into two distinct groups:

- muscles of dorsum of foot;

- muscles of plantar part of foot.

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Like so many foot muscles, these muscles adjust the foot to instantaneously changing terrain, ‘grabbing’ the ground as necessary to provide balance to the gait foot.

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