The skeletal structure of the foot is similar to that of the hand but, because the foot bears more weight, it is stronger but less movable. The bones of the foot are organized into the tarsal bones, metatarsal bones, and phalanges. The foot begins at the lower end of the tibia and fibula, the two bones of the lower leg.
The foot is divided into three sections – the forefoot, the midfoot and the hindfoot. The forefoot. This consists of five long metatarsal bones and five shorter bones that form the toes (phalanges). The midfoot. This is approximately pyramid-shaped and is comprised of three cuneiform bones, the navicular bone and the cuboid bone.
foot skeleton picture. Like already mentioned, the hindfoot is the posterior part of the foot. Its made up of 4 bones; The calcaneus, talus, fibula, and tibia bones. 1. The tibia bone. The tibia is one of the 2 bones that make up the leg. It extends from your knee joint upwards to the ankle joint downwards.