Structures

  • Plantar tarsometatarsal ligaments
  • Dorsal tarsometatarsal ligaments
  • Plantar intermetatarsal ligaments
  • Dorsal intermetatarsal ligaments

NameOriginInsertionFunction
Plantar tarsometatarsal ligaments- Plantar cuneiform
- Plantar cuboid
- Plantar base of the metatarsal bones- Stabiise the tarsometatarsal joints
Dorsal tarsometatarsal ligaments- Dorsal cuneiform
- Dorsal cuboid
- Dorsal base of metatarsal bones- Stabilise the tarsometatarsal joints
Plantar intermetatarsal ligaments- Lateral side of plantar aspect of
each metatarsal
- Medial plantar side of contiguous metatarsal- Stabilise the metatarsal bones
Dorsal intermetatarsal ligaments- Lateral side of dorsal aspect of
each metatarsal
- Medial dorsal side of contiguous metatarsal- Stabilise the metatarsal bones