Flashcards in Week 5 - Anterior - Lateral Leg Deck (7)
What is plantar flexion?
extension of the ankle - controlled by extensor muscles, pointing of the foot and toes - pointing foot downwards, away from the leg
What is the function of the tibialis anterior muscle?
Dorsiflexion and inversion of the foot
What is the function of the extensor digitorum longus muscle?
Extension of toes & dorsiflexion of the ankle/foot
What supplies the anterior compartment of the leg?
Deep fibular nerve
What supplies the lateral compartment of the leg?
Superficial fibular nerve
What is the subtalar joint responsible for?
Eversion & Inversion