Search Results

Showing results 33 - 40 of 50

Page 5 of 7

The Fascia Lata

…thigh, it inserts into the anterior aspect of the iliotibial tract. When stimulated, the tensor fasciae lata tautens the iliotibial band and braces the knee, especially when the opposite foot


…calcaneal tendon, which inserts onto the calcaneus. Actions: Plantarflexion of the foot at the ankle joint. Innervation: Tibial nerve Blood supply: Posterior tibial artery By TeachMeSeries Ltd (2023) Fig 1…

Extensor Hallucis Longus

…to the base of the distal phalanx of the great toe. Action: Extension of the great toe and dorsiflexion of the foot Innervation: Deep fibular nerve Blood supply: Anterior tibial…

Tibialis Anterior

…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:…

The Patella

…in individuals participating in sports such as: football, rugby and ice hockey. Patellar Fracture Patellar fractures usually result from direct trauma to the bone, or sudden contraction of the quadriceps…

The Knee Joint

…to the collateral ligaments is the most common pathology affecting the knee joint. It is caused by a force being applied to the side of the knee when the foot

The Descending Tracts

…of the foot Muscle weakness Damage to the Corticobulbar Tracts Due to the bilateral nature of the majority of the corticobulbar tracts, a unilateral lesion usually results in mild muscle…

The Femoral Triangle

…the anterior compartment of the thigh, and provides sensory branches for the leg and foot. Femoral artery – responsible for the majority of the arterial supply to the lower limb….

The Tibia

…malleolus can be fractured. This is caused by the ankle being twisted inwards (over-inversion) – the talus of the foot is forced against the medial malleolus, causing a spiral fracture….

The Popliteal Fossa

…major features of tibial nerve compression are: Weakened or absent plantar flexion Paraesthesia of the foot and posterolateral leg An aneurysm of the popliteal artery can be detected by an…

Page 5 of 7