The tibialis anterior is a muscle within the anterior compartment of the leg. It can be palpated just lateral to the shaft of the tibia.
- Attachments: Originates from the lateral surface of the tibia and attaches to the medial cuneiform bone and the base of metatarsal I.
- Actions: Dorsiflexion and inversion of the foot
- Innervation: Deep fibular nerve
- Blood supply: Anterior tibial artery