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Ligaments (ankle joint)

MEDIAL or DELTOID LIGAMENT
Tibionavicular
Tibiocalcaneal
Anterior tibiotalar
Posterior tibiotalar

LATERAL LIGAMENT
Anterior talofibular ligament
Calcaneofibular ligament
Posterior talofibular ligament

2

Nerve supply of ankle joint

Deep peroneal nerve

Tibial nerve

3

Movement of ankle joint

EXTENSION
Tibialis anterior
Extensor hallucis longus
Extensor digitorum longus
Peroneus tertius

FLEXION
Gastrocnemius
Soleus
Plantaris
Peroneus longus and brevis
Tibialis posterior
Flexor digitorum longus
Flexor hallucis longus

4

Superficial lymph vessels ascend with superficial veins

Deep lymph vessels follow deep arteries and veins

All ultimately drain into deep inguinal group of nodes situated in the groin

Lymphatic drainage of lower limb

5

Bones of the ankle

Tibia

Fibula

Talus

Diarthrodial synovial hinge joint

With capsule and synovial membrane