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muscles of anterior crural compartment and dorsum of the foot?

tibialis anterior
extensor digitorum longus
flbularis tertius
extensor hallucis longus

extensor digitorum brevis (only muscle on dorsum)

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lateral crural ligaments?

fibularis longus
fibularis brevis

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attachments of tibialis anterior?

origin:
lateral surface of most of tibia and interosseous membrane

insertion:
medial cuneiform and base of first metatarsal
to bottom of foot***

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talus has how many articulating surfaces?

3

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action of tibialis anterior?

dorsiflex and invert foot

POWERFUL INVERTER OF FOOT**

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innervation of tibialis anterior?

deep fibular nerve

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attachments of extensor digitorum longus?

origin:
most of anterior surface of fibula and interosseous membrane

insertion:
middle and distal phalanges of four lesser digits

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action of extensor digitorum longus?

extends toes, dorsiflexes foot

**has fibular tertius

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innervation of extensor digitorum longus?

deep fibular nerve

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sustentaculum tali

on calcaneus

maintains talus superiorly

allows for arch

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how many compartments in leg?

4

anterior and posterior intermuscular septa
transverse intermuscular septa

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extensor retinaculum?

super and inferior
-over extensors of foot

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lateral retinaculum?

fibular

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medial retinaculum?

lateral side of foot

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muscles of anterior crural compartment?

tibialis anterior
extensor digitorum longus
extensor hallucis longus
fibularis tertius

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attachment of fibularis tertius

origin:
distal anterior surface of fibula (continuation of extensor digitorum longus)

insertion:
base of 5th metatarsal
-on top of foot***

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action of fibularis tertius

aids in eversion and dorsiflexion

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innervation of fibularis tertius?

deep fibular nerve

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attachments of extensor hallucis longus?

origin:
mid-portion of fibula, deep to tibialis anterior and extensor digitorum

insertion:
base of distal phalanx of great toe (Hallux)

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action of extensor hallucis longus?

extends great toe, dorsiflexes foot

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innervation of extensor hallucis longus?

deep fibular nerve

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attachment of extensor digitorum brevis?

**only muscle on dorsum of foot
-has extensor hallucis brevis component - to digit 1

origin:
dorsal surface of calcaneus

insertion:
base of proximal phalanx of great toe and proximal phalanges of toes 2,3 and 4 which attach in concert with tendons of extensor digitorum longus

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action of extensor digitorum brevis?

extend toes 1,2,3,4

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innervation of extensor digitorum brevis?

deep fibular nerve

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muscles of lateral crural compartments

everters

flbularis longus
fibularis brevis

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attachment of fibularis longus?

origin:
upper lateral two thirds of fibula

insertion:
first metatarsal and medial cuneiform
-to bottom of foot

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action of fibularis longus?

everts and plantar flexes foot

to medial cuneiform**
-acts with antagonist tibialias anterior for eversion/inversion stability when walking

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innervation of fibularis longus?

superficial fibular nerve

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attachments of fibularis brevis

origin:
distal lateral fibula

insertion:
base of fifth metatarsal

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action of fibularis brevis

everts and plantar flexes the foot