Combining structural strength and mechanical complexity. The 52 bones in your feet make up 25% of all the bones in your body. The soles of your feet contain over 7,000 nerve endings in each foot. There are 19 muscles responsible for motion and stabilization. Like the fingers, the toes have flexor and extensor muscles that power their movement and play a large role in balance. The foot has more than 100 muscle tendons and ligaments and 33 joints, 20 which are actively articulated. Talk about range of motion! Now you can receive a Deep Tissue massage without the pain often associated with traditional thumbs and elbows. Handy feet! Being barefoot able to cover a wider surface combined with gravitational forces. The key is sustained pressure over time. Slowly sinking down into soft tissue using gentle fascia manipulation mobilizing adhesive tissues. Gently accessing deeper layers. Deep relaxation.