the ball of the foot

the ball of the foot
the rounded protuberant part of the foot at the base of the big toe.
ball

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  • Foot type — is determined by the shape and structure of the foot. Foot type affects the reduction of impact on the foot while walking, jogging, or running. Specifically the shape of the arch causes different levels of pronation in feet.PronationPronation is… …   Wikipedia

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