The bones of the foot include: tarsals (ankle), metatarsals (foot) and phalanges (toes). There are 7 tarsal bones, 5 metatarsals and 14 phalanges. All the toes have 3 phalanges except the big toe (hallux), which has 2.
The entire weight of the body sits on the foot. The foot acts as a lever to move the body forward when we walk or run. Tendon in the foot keep it stable and connect it to the strong muscles of the legs for movement.