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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

Articularis Genu

Articularis Genu is composed of 3 or 4 muscular skids that are considered to be a separated part of the vastus intermedius.   Origin It originates from the anterior surface of the lower part of the shaft of the femur, few centimetres above the patellar articular margin.

Muscles of The Gluteal Region

Muscles of The Gluteal Region is the area that covers region of the rear and the side, of the lateral half of the pelvis. It covers the iliac crest from above to the gluteal fold from below. It goes laterally up to a virtual line converging the

Peroneal Retinacula

Peroneal retinacula are 2 thick bands of deep fascia on the lateral side of the ankle which keeps the long tendons of peroneus longus and peroneus brevis in position while acting as a pulley for them. Superior Peroneal Retinaculum The superior peroneal retinaculum is a thickened fibrous

Ankle Joint (Talocrural Joint)

The Ankle Joint is a powerful weight bearing joint of the lower limb. The ankle supports the weight of entire body and also remains mostly active in day-to-day life in a lot of physical activities. The ankle also helps in maintaining body posture.   Type The ankle

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