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Lower Limb

Leg Muscles

Muscles of the leg include muscles of the thigh and foot. Leg muscles functions to perform all the motions and movements of the lower limb like standing, running, dancing etc. Leg muscles can be divided into 3 compartments: Anterior compartment, posterior compartment and lateral compartment. Muscles of

Metatarsal Bones

The Metatarsal Bones or Metatarsus are a group of five long bones in the foot. All these are 5 tiny long bones. The 5 metatarsal bones collectively make up the metatarsus. They can be numbered from medial to lateral sides as first, second, third, fourth, and fifth.

Dorsalis Pedis Artery

Dorsalis Pedis Artery is the main artery of the dorsum of the foot. The dorsalis pedis artery is the just the continuation of the anterior tibial artery. So it starts as the anterior tibial artery passes by the ankle joint.   Origin The dorsalis pedis artery is

Navicular Bone

The Navicular Bone is boat-shaped. It is situated on the medial side of the foot, in front of the head of the talus, and behind the three cuneiform bones. Side Determination The anterior surface is convex, is divided into three facets for the three cuneiform bones. The

Popliteus

The popliteus is the smallest as well as most superior of the deep muscles inside the posterior portion of the leg. Through preventing lateral (external) rotation of the tibia at the femur it uncovers the prolonged knee on the beginning of flexion and also stabilizes the knee.

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