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1

The 3 dorsal tendons we use in point location on the foot are :

Tibialis Anterior, Extensor Hallucis Longus, and the Digitorum Longus

2

Of the 3 tendons on the dorsal foot, which is the most medial?

Tibialis Anterior. Inserts on base of metatarsal 1 and medial cuneform bones, and runs very close to medial malleolus on distal side from posterior to anterior.

3

Of the three dorsal tendons on the foot, which can be felt by thumping the big toe?

Extensor Hallucis Longus (inserts on big toe - Phalanx 1)

4

Of the three dorsal foot tendons, which is the most lateral?

Extensor Digitorum longus ( inserts on distal philanges 2-5)

5

What are the names of the two bones of the leg distal to the knee?

Tibia and Fibula.

6

Of the two bones of the lower leg, the _______ is smaller and on the lateral side.

Fibula

7

Is the navicular bone on the medial or lateral side of foot?

medial

8

The Peronis Longus and Peronis brevis tendons are located where on the foot?

Posterior to the lateral malleolus.

9

What is the name of the heel bone?

Calcaneus

10

Where does the Achilles tendon insert and what two muscles/tendons unite to form it?

On the calcaneus. The Gastrocnemius and Soleus muscles.