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Ankle Exam

Muscle Palpation

August 22nd, 2017

Muscles Acting on the Ankle Joint

Plantar flexors (posterior) - peroneus longus, peroneus brevis, soleus, gastrocnemius, plantaris, tibialis posterior, flexor digitorum longus, flexor hallucis longus
Dorsiflexors (anterior) - tibialis anterior, extensor digitorum longus, extensor hallucis longus
Inverters (anterior) - tibialis anterior, tibialis posterior
Everters (lateral) - peroneus longus, peroneus brevis
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