"The Human Foot is a Masterpiece of Engineering and a Work of Art"
   -Leonardo Da Vinci

 From a musculoskeletal standpoint, the human foot is one of the most complex parts of the body. With technology advances and more sophisticated tools to study the foot in greater detail, an emerging interest and emphasis is being given to the role of the foot and ankle in orthopaedics.

THE PURPOSE of the foot and ankle research group at BYU is to foster and showcase collaborative research in this area