Tibialis Posterior Muscle Flashcards

Flashcards are a great way to memorise information about the tibialis posterior muscle. Test your knowledge of anatomy using the tibialis posterior flashcards below.

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Origin

Posterior surface of tibia & fibula. Posterior interosseous membrane

Insertion

Navicular tubercle, medial/intermediate/lateral cuneiform, cuboid, bases 2/3/4 metatarsal

Actions

  • Foot plantar flexion
  • Foot inversion
  • Supports medial arch of foot

Innervation

  • Tibial Nerve (L4, L5)

Blood Supply

  • Posterior tibial artery

Would you like to learn more about the tibialis posterior muscle? Then check out the tibialis posterior muscle article and video by clicking the link below:
Tibialis Posterior Muscle Anatomy

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