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What are the anterior crural muscles?

Tibialis anterior, extensor digitorium longus, extensor hallucis longus, fibularis tertius

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What is the action of tibialis anterior?

Dorsiflexes and inverts foot

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What is the action of extensor digitorium longus?

Extends digits 2-5 + dorsiflexes foot

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What is the action of extensor hallucis longus?

Extends hallux + dorsiflexes foot

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What is the action of fibularis tertius?

Dorsiflexes and everts foot

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What are the lateral crural muscles?

Fibularis longus + fibularis brevis

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What is the action of the lateral crural muscles?

Plantar flex and evert foot

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What innervates the anterior crural muscles?

Deep fibular nerve

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What innervates the lateral crural muscles?

Superficial fibular nerve

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What are the posterior crural muscles?

Gastrocnemius, Soleus, plantaris

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What is the action of gastrocnemius?

Flexes leg, plantar flexes foot

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What is the action of soleus?

Plantar flexes foot

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What is the action of plantaris?

Flexes leg + plantar flexes foot

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What are the deep posterior crural muscles?

Popliteus, flexor hallucis longus, flexor digitorium longus, tibialis posterior

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What innervates the posterior crural muscles?

Tibial nerve

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What innervates the deep posterior muscles?

Tibial nerve

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What is the action of popliteus?

Flexes leg + rotates tibia medially

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What is the action of flexor hallucis longus?

Flexes hallux, plantar flexes foot

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What is the action of flexor digitorium longus?

Flexes digits 2-5, plantar flexes foot

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What is the action of tibialis posterior?

Plantar flexes and inverts foot

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What are the muscles of the dorsum of the foot?

Extensor digitorium brevis. extensor halluces breves

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What is the action of extensor digitorium brevis?

Extends digits 2-4

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What is the action of extensor halluces brevis?

Extends hallux

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What nerve innervates the muscles of the dorsum of the foot?

Deep fibular nerve

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What are the muscles of the plantar foot?

Abductor hallucis, flexor digitorium brevis, abductor digiti minimi

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What is the action of abductor hallucis?

Abducts hallux

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What is the action of flexor digitorium brevis?

Flexes digits 2-5

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What is the action of abductor digiti minimi?

Abducts fifth digit

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What innervates abductor hallucis?

Medial Plantar nerve

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What innervates flexor digitorium brevis?

Medial plantar nerve

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What innervates abductor digiti minimi?

Lateral plantar nerve

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Any muscle with the term Tibialis

At least invert foot

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Any muscle with the term Fibularis

At least evert foot

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Intrinsic foot mucle

Starts and ends on the foot