Popliteus Muscle - Attachments, Actions & Innervation
Flexor Hallucis Longus Muscle – Attachments, Actions & Innervation
The flexor hallucis longus muscle is a strong flexor muscle of the posterior compartment of the leg.
Attachments of Flexor Hallucis Longus Muscle: Origin & Insertion
Origin: (proximal attachments):
a. Distal 2/3 of posterior surface of fibula.
b. Adjacent interosseous membrane.
Insertion: (distal attachments):
Base of distal 1st phalanx (along plantar surface).
Actions of Flexor Hallucis Longus Muscle on the foot:
a. Flexes phalanx.
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b. Plantar flexes foot.
Nerve to Muscle and its Spinal Segment:
Tibial nerve (L5, S1, S2).
Muscles That Act On Foot & Ankle (From Post. Leg Comp.)