Plantaris Muscle - Attachments, Actions & Innervation
Soleus Muscle – Attachments, Actions & Innervation
Attachments of Soleus Muscle: Origin & Insertion
Origin: (proximal attachments):
a. Proximal half of posterior surface of tibia along soleal line.
b. proximal 1/3 of posterior fibula.
Insertion: (distal attachments):
Posterior calcaneus via calcaneal tendon.
Actions of Soleus Muscle on the foot:
Plantar flexes foot.
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Nerve to Muscle and its Spinal Segment:
Tibial nerve (S1, S2).