Gastrocnemius muscle :-

Gastrocnemius muscle :-

Muscle details :-

a superficial two-headed muscle that is in the back part of the lower leg of humans .

Origin :-

superior to articular surfaces of lateral condyle of femur and medial condyle of femur .

Insertion :-

tendo calcaneus (achilles tendon) into mid-posterior calcaneus .

Nerve :-

tibial nerve from the sciatic, specifically, nerve roots S1–S2 .

Actions :-

Gastrocnemius muscle  isometric exercise 
Gastrocnemius muscle streching exercise 

plantar flexes foot, flexes knee .

deformity  :-

in equinus deformity related gastrocnemius muscle .

equinus deformity


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