Q 1. How many bones are in your foot?
Q 2. Can you name all the bones in the foot?
A. Calcaneus, talus, navicular, cuneiforms, cuboid , metatarsals, proximal phalanx, middle phalanx and distal phalanx (also known as phalanges)
Q 3. Can you be born with an extra bone in your foot?
A. Yes, it is called an accessory navicular. Most of the time they do not cause any problems. It it does become problematic it can be removed.
Q 4. Does your foot have any bones encased in a tendon?
A. Yes, you have two on each foot. They are called sesomoids. They are located under the great toe joints they can become fractured in runner.
Q 5. Can your shoe size get larger after you have stopped growing taller?
A. Yes, however it is not from the foot bones growing longer. It typically has to do with bunion formations or tendon ruptures that can change the shape of the foot and make a larger shoe size needed.
Q 6. What is the most common bone in the foot to get broken?
A. The metatarsals. Most often either the second, third, or fourth metatarsal.