There are 26 small bones in the foot. There are seven tarsal bones and 14 phalanges. In the ankle area there is a cuboid bone, navicular bone, cuneiform bone, calcaneus, and a talus. More »

WebMD demonstrates that there are 26 bones in the foot. It can be divided into the hindfoot, the midfoot and forefoot. Overall, it contains 33 joints and over 100 tendons, ligaments and muscles. More » Science Human Anatomy Bones

While many things can cause pain to the side bone of the foot, one of the most common causes are stress fractures that occur with a small break in a foot bone, according to These breaks usually oc... More » Health Pain & Symptoms

The bones of the foot belong to the tarsals, the metatarsals and the phalanges. The tarsals are the bones of the ankle, while the phalanges make up the toes. More » Science Human Anatomy Bones

According to Georgia State University, the three smallest bones in the human body are the ossicles found in the ear, also know as auditory ossicles. The term "ossicles" means "tiny bones" and can be used for other small ... More »

An interesting fact about the human skeleton is that the number of bones varies by age. Babies have close to 300 bones, while most adults have 206. The "extra" bones in the baby's body eventually fuse together to form la... More »

The four types of bones in the human body are long, flat, irregular and short. The bones give the human body its structure and work with the muscles and joints to promote movement. More »