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Flashcards in Ankle Muscles Deck (11)
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1

Tibialis Anterior

Origin: lateral condyle of tibia
Insertion: 1st metatarsal, medial cuneiform
action: dorsiflextion, foot inverter

2

Extensor Digitorum

Origin: lateral condyle of tibia, medial fibula
Insertion: individual toes
Action: extend toes

3

Extensor Hallucis Longus

Origin: Anterior Middle of fibula
Insertion: Big Toe
Action: Dorsiflextion

4

Peroneus Tertius

Origin: Anterior Fibula
Insertion: 5th Metatarsal
Action: Evert, Dorsiflexion

5

Tibialis Posterior

Origin: posterior interosseous membrane
Insertion: Medial Cuneiform
Action: Inversion, Plantar flexor

6

Flexor Hallucis Longus

Origin: posterior fibula
insertion: Distal phalanx of 1st metatarsal
Action: movement of 1st, Plantar flexion

7

Flexor Digitorum Longus

Origin: posterior tibia
Insertion: Toes
Action: digit flexion, plantar flexion

8

Gastrocnemius

Origin - Back of femur
Insertion: Achilles' Tendon
Action: Plantar flexion of foot and knee

9

Soleus

Origin: posterior fibula
insertion Achillies' Tendon
Action: plantar flexion

10

Peroneus Longus

Origin: Lateral Fibula
Insertion: 1st Metatarsal
Action: Eversion and Plantar flexion

11

Peroneus Brevis

Origin: lower 2/3 of Fibula
Insertion: 5th Metatarsal
Action: Eversion