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www.popsci.com/science/article/2013-05/fyi-do-i-really-need-my-pinky-toe

"If you remove one part of that tripod, you lose balance." So even though the pinky toe itself has no functional value, removing the metatarsal would make running, walking and skipping nearly ...

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Best Answer: Balance is the result of a number of body systems working together. Specifically, in order to achieve balance the eyes (visual system), ears (vestibular system) and the body's sense of where it is in space (proprioception) ideally need to be intact. In tetrapods the hallux (big toe, great toe ...

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Answer Which toe provides the most balan The "big toe" gives most support and balance, it pushes anteriorly enough to keep the heel and a low push forward to balance out the two forces and create ...

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er. hallux is a fancy term for your big toe. I know that's not what you're looking for, but the little toe is not the most important. of course, it also depends on what you call a "toe." if you're referring to the distal portion that is comprised of the proximal, middle, and distal phalanx, than the little toe is almost completely negligible.

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Big toe and little. without them you have difficulty walking A person without one big toe would still be able to balance himself while walking, jogging or running. The big toe does play a crucial role in standing upright and moving, but a person c...

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Answer Which toe provides the most balan The "big toe" gives most support and balance, it pushes anteriorly enough to keep the heel and a low push forward to balance out the two forces and create ...

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Does your little toe affect balance? This is one of those yes and no types of questions. Yes, the little toe effects your ability to balance because it is part of the foot. The entire surface of your foot reacts by changing shape and orientation when you step on uneven surfaces, such as walking on grass, or sand, or over rocks.

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Can You Balance Without Your Big Toe? A person without one big toe would still be able to balance himself while walking, jogging or running. The big toe does play a crucial role in standing upright and moving, but a person could still move freely without a big toe after he got used to his new gait.

www.prevention.com/fitness/a20443104/6-ways-to-improve-your-balance

Walk heel to toe. The same sobriety field test cops give drunk drivers also improves balance. Take 20 steps forward, heel to toe. Then walk backward, with toe to heel, in a straight line.

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The varying angle of the toes can help us detect if we are leaning too far forward or too far back. They also help us know when we are turning. Once we are adults moving is so automatic to us that we don't realize how much input we get from our toes.