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Flashcards in Foot and Ankle Anatomy Deck (16):
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Ankle joint bones

Tibia (medial), fibula, and talus

2

Ligaments

bone to bone

3

Tendon

muscles to bone

4

Lateral ligament of ankle

- ATFL (anterior talofibular ligament)
- CFL (calcaneofibular ligament)
- PTFL

5

Medial ligament of ankle

Deltoid ligament

6

Tibia to fibular connection is called

Ankle syndesmosis

7

Achilles tendon connects what two muscles to what?

- gastrocnemius
- soleus

8

What ligament of ankle is most commonly torn?

anterior talofibular ligament

9

What muscles are responsible for allowing us to raise up on our toes?

- gastrocnemius
- soleus

10

What muscle is responsible for inversion of foot?

posterior tibialis muscle

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What muscle is responsible for raising the foot?

anterior tibialis muscle

12

What muscles is responsible for down and out of foot?

Peroneus muscles

13

Where does the posterior tibial nerve and artery run?

Behind the medial maleolus and to bottom of foot

14

Where does the deep peroneal nerve run?

On top of the foot

15

Where does dorsal pedis artery run?

On top of foot

16

Where is the sural nerve?

Runs posterior to the lateral malleolus