The foot is one of the most complex structures found in the body. Each foot has 28 bones, 30 joints and over 100 muscles, ligaments and tendons. All these structures are designed to give the feet the necessary functions to balance the body’s weight and support the body during various activities, such as: walking, jumping and running.

The study of biomechanics involves the breakdown of all these mechanisms. Watch the following video to understand more about the use of biomechanics.

Video presented to you by the Association of Podiatrists of Malta – APM