Plantar aponeurosis and internal architecture of the ball of the foot.

@article{BojsenMoller1976PlantarAA,
  title={Plantar aponeurosis and internal architecture of the ball of the foot.},
  author={F Bojsen-Moller and K E Flagstad},
  journal={Journal of anatomy},
  year={1976},
  volume={121 Pt 3},
  pages={599-611}
}
On the basis of its internal structure, the ball of the foot can be divided into three transverse areas, each with a different mechanical function: (1) an area proximal to the heads of the metatarsals in which the retinacula cutis are developed into a series of transverse bands, and in which the deep fibres of the plantar aponeurosis form ten sagittal septa connected to the deep transverse metatarsal ligament and through this the proximal phalanges of the toes, (2) an area below the heads of… CONTINUE READING
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