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Sural Nerve

...foot. Course The sural nerve is formed by the convergence of two nerves: Medial sural nerve – arises from the tibial nerve and travels downwards between the two heads of...

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Tibialis Posterior

...tarsal bones. Actions: Inversion and plantarflexion of the foot. It also contributes to the medial arch of the foot. Innervation: Tibial nerve Blood supply: Posterior tibial artery By TeachMeSeries Ltd...

Nerves of the Lower Limb

The Femoral Nerve

...the leg and foot (saphenous nerve). By TeachMeSeries Ltd (2024) Fig 1 Derivation of the femoral nerve from the lumbar plexus. Anatomical Course The femoral nerve is the largest branch...

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Extensor Digitorum Brevis

The extensor digitorum brevis is an intrinsic muscle of the foot. It is a small, thin muscle which lies underneath the long extensor tendons of the foot. Attachments: Originates from...

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Extensor Digitorum Longus

...the dorsal surface of the foot. Attachments: Originates from the lateral condyle of the tibia and the medial surface of the fibula. The fibres converge into a tendon, which travels...

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Flexor Hallucis Brevis

The flexor hallucis brevis is an intrinsic muscle of the foot. It is located within the third plantar muscle layer of the foot and has two heads of origin. Attachments:...

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Abductor Hallucis

The abductor hallucis is an intrinsic muscle of the foot. It is located within the first (most superficial) plantar muscle layer of the foot. Attachments: Originates from the medial tubercle...

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Quadratus Plantae

The quadratus plantae is an intrinsic muscle of the foot. It is located within the second plantar muscle layer of the foot, and is a square-shaped muscle with two heads...

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Flexor Digitorum Brevis

The flexor digitorum brevis is an intrinsic muscle of the foot. It is located within the first (most superficial) plantar muscle layer of the foot, between the plantar fascia and...

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Calcaneal Nerve (Medial)

...nerve provides cutaneous innervation to the medial aspect of the heel and sole of the foot. By TeachMeSeries Ltd (2024) Fig 2 Cutaneous innervation to the sole of the foot....

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