Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Pain in the Heel after Injury Anatomy

To better understand foot injury, it helps to understand the anatomy of the foot.

  • Bones
  • Blood vessels and nerves
  • Ligaments:
    • Strong bands that hold bones together
  • Tendons:
    • Strong bands that attach muscles to bones
  • Muscles
  • Fatty tissue
  • Skin and nails

Last Updated: Sep 11, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Pain in the Heel after Injury References
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