Rectus femoris muscle :-

Rectus femoris muscle :- Muscle details :- one of the four quadriceps muscles of the human body. The others are the vastus medialis, the vastus intermedius (deep to the rectus femoris), and the vastus lateralis. All four parts of the quadriceps muscle attach to the patella (knee cap) via the… Continue reading

Flexor digiti minimi brevis muscle :-

Flexor digiti minimi brevis muscle :- Muscle details :- it lies along theb 5th metatarsal bone . Origin :- base of the fifth metatarsal bone .– sheath of the tendon of the perneus longus . Insertion :- into the lateral side of the base of the proximal phalanx of the… Continue reading

Abductor digiti minimi muscle :-

Abductor digiti minimi muscle :- Muscle details :- a muscle which lies along the lateral (outer) border of the foot . Origin :- medial and lateral tubercles of calcaneum .– lateral intermuscular septum and – deep fascia covering it . Insertion :- the tendon fuses with the tendon of the… Continue reading

Flexor hallucis brevis muscle

Flexor hallucis brevis muscle :- Muscle details :- a muscle of the foot that flexes the big toe. Origin :- Plantar aspect of the cuneiformis, Plantar calcaneocuboid ligament, long plantar ligament . Insertion :- Medial Head: Medial sesamoid bone of the metatarsophalangeal joint, proximal phalanx of great toe. Lateral head:… Continue reading

abductor hallucis muscle :-

abductor hallucis muscle :- muscle details :- an intrinsic muscle of the foot. It participates in the abduction and flexion of the great toe. origin :- Medial process of calcaneal tuberosity, Plantar aponeurosis, Flexor retinaculum . Insertion :- Medial aspect of base of 1st phalanx of hallux . Nerve :-… Continue reading

Flexor digitorum brevis muscle :-

Flexor digitorum brevis muscle :- Muscle detailos :- in the middle of the sole of the foot, immediately above the central part of the plantar aponeurosis, with which it is firmly united. Origin :- Calcaneus . Insertion :- Middle phalanges of toe 2-5 . Nerve :- Medial plantar nerve …. Continue reading

Plantaris muscle :-

Plantaris muscle :- Muscle details :- one of the superficial muscles of the superficial posterior compartment of the leg, one of the fascial compartments of the leg. Origin :- Lateral supracondylar ridge of femur above lateral head of gastrocnemius . Insertion :- endo calcaneus (medial side, deep to gastrocnemius tendon)… Continue reading