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Feet and Ankle Muscles: Reference Charts




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There are a number of feet and ankle muscles identified in the following reference charts. They are as follows:

Each chart contains information on the origin and insertion points of the muscle, its function in traditional and functional anatomy terms and provides examples of how that muscle helps prevent dysfunction in the foot/ankle when working optimally.

Flexor Hallucis Longus

Peroneus Longus

Tibialis Posterior

Tibialis Anterior

Soleus

Gastrocnemius