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Podiatry Factoid

Twenty six of the body's 206 bones are located in each foot.
Glossary - S

Sach foot - a prosthetic foot with a solid ankle and a cushion heel.

Safe foot - a prosthetic foot with a stationary attachment and a flexible endoskeleton.

Sinistropedal - using the left foot in preference to the right.

Splayfoot - flatfoot; talipes valgus.

Supinate - the act of turning the palm forward or upward, or of raising the medial margin of the foot.

Syme's amputation - disarticulation of the foot with removal of both malleoli. tarsal bones of the foot.