Flashcards in Leg Bones & Muscles Deck (11):
how many surfaces does the tibia has?
3 [posterior, lateral; medial]
relevant structure of the posterior surface?
the sole line (site of insertion of solius and popliteus)
in how many compartments is the leg divided into?
Posterior (plantarflexion) (/2)
Lateral (exertion of the foot)
the anterior compartment is located between? does it have horizontal divisions?
Tibia & Interosseous Membrane & Anterior Intermuscular Septum
Allows for communication proximally and distally
What are the muscles of the anterior compartment of the leg and how many are they?
Extensor Hallucis Longus
Extensor Digitorium Longus
what is the function of the tibialis anterior muscle?
Dorsiflexion and inversion
What are the contents of the extensor retinaculum?
[Timothy Has a Nasty Dirty Toe] M->L
extensor Hallucis longus
anterior tibial Artery and deep fibular Nerve
extensor Digitorium Longus
what are the muscles of the lateral compartment of the leg?
and how is their entering into the foot called?
Fibularis Brevis (most anterior)
2 Lateral Retinaculum
what is one of the functions of Fibularis Longus
Goes across of the plantar surface of the foot and helps maintain the arch
What are the muscles of the posterior compartment?
Flexor Digitorum Longus
Flexor Hallucis Longus (ojo wrong side)