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Muscles of the Foot and Ankle

foot and ankle muscle review based on Blandine Calais-Germain "Anatomy of Movement" book
muscles responsible for dorsi flexion
extensor digitorum longus, extensor digitorum brevis, tibialis anterior, peroneus tertius
muscles responsible for plantar flexion
peroneus longus, peroneus brevis, triceps surrae, tibialis posterior, flexor digitorum longus, flexor hallucis longus,
muscles responsible for eversion/abduction
peroneus longus, peroneus brevis, peroneus tertiues, extensor digitorum longus
muscles responsible for inversion/adduction
tibialis posterior, tibiallis anterior, flexor hallucis longus, flexor digitorum longus, extensor hallucis longus
combination of adduction, plantar flexion and supination
combination of abduction, dorsi flexion and pronation
four muscles that help stabilize the ankle while standing on tip toe
peroneus longus, peroneus brevis, extensor hallucis longus, tibialis posterior
TWO tendons playing a crucial role in supporting the arches by forming a "sling" under the middle of the foot
peroneus longus and tibialis posterior
Transverse arch's muscular support comes primarily from these four muscles
adductor hallucis, peroneus longus, tibialis posterior, interossei
Muscle that helps prevent anterior loss of balance when standing on tip toe
flexor hallucis longus
Muscle responsible for "clawfoot"
flexor digitorum brevis
ONLY dorsal intrinsic muscle
extensor digitorum brevis
MOST powerful flexor of toes II-IV
flexor digitorum longus