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) .

Nerve :-

tibial nerve from anterior rami of S1-S2 .

Actions :-

Plantar flexes foot and flexes knee .
Plantar muscle strengthening exercise 

Plantar flexes foot and flexes knee .


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