Muscles6

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jessie5592
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Muscles6
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2010-02-19 19:24:16
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Muscles of the leg
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Muscles of the leg
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  1. Tibialis asnterior
    • Origin: Lateral condyle of the tibia, interosseous membrane
    • Insertion: Medial cuniform, 1st metatarsal
    • Action: Dosiflexes the foot at ankle, inverts foot
  2. Extersor hallucis longus
    • Origin: Anterior fibula, interosseous membrane
    • Insertion: Distal phalax of the hallux
    • Action: Dosiflexes the foot at ankle, extends 1st interphalaneal joint
  3. Extensor digitorum longus
    • Origin: Lateral condyle of the tibia, proximal fibula, interosseous membrane
    • Insertion: Middle and distal phalanges of 2nd - 5th digits
    • Action: Extends 2nd - 5th distal interphalangeal joints
  4. Fibularis (peroneus) tertius
    • Origin: Anterior fibula, interosseous membrane
    • Insertion: 5th metatarsal
    • Action: Dosiflexes the foot at ankle, everts foot
  5. Fibularis (peroneus) longus
    • Origin: Head of the fibula
    • Insertion: Medial cuniform, 1st metatarsal
    • Action: Plantar flexes foot at ankle, everts foot
  6. Fibularis (peroneus) brevis
    • Origin: Distal fibula
    • Insertion: 5th metatarsal
    • Action: Plantar flexes foot at ankle, everts foot
  7. Gastronemius
    • Origin: Lateral condyle of the femur, Medial condyle of the femur
    • Insertion: Calcaneus
    • Action: Plantar flexes foot at ankle
  8. Soleus
    • Origin: Proximal tibia, proximal fibula, interosseus membrane
    • Insertion: Calcaneus
    • Action: Plantar flexes foot at ankle
  9. Flexor digitorum longus
    • Origin: Posterior tibia
    • Insertion: Distal phalanges of 2nd - 5th digits
    • Action: Plantar flexes foot at ankle, inverts foot, flexes 2nd- 5th distal interphalangeal joints
  10. Flexor hallucis longus
    • Origin: Middle shaft of fibula, interosseous membrane
    • Insertion: Distal phalax of hallux
    • Action: Plantar flexes foot at ankle, inverts foot, flexes all joints of hallux
  11. Tibialis posterior
    • Origin: Proximal tibia, proximal fibula, interosseous membrane
    • Insertion: Navicular bone, 2nd - 4th metatarsal
    • Action: Plantar flexes foot at ankle, inverts foot

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