Peroneus Brevis - Muscle Physiology & Functional Anatomy

 

Peroneus Brevis Muscle

Anatomy

 

Origin:

  • Lower two thirds lateral shaft of fibula

Insertion

  • Tuberosity of base of 5th metatarsal



Major Artery:

  • Peroneal Artery

 

Neural Innervation:

  • Superficial peroneal nerve (L5, S1)

 

Trigger Points: 

Trigger points for the peroneus Brevis

 

Physiology

 

Concentric Functions:

  • Plantar flexion & eversion (pronation) the foot at ankle

Eccentric Functions:

  • Decelerates ankle dorsiflexion

Isometric Function:

  •  . Supports (lateral longitudinal) arch of foot


Related Muscles


Antagonist:


Exercises:

 

 


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Peroneus Brevis


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The peroneus brevis muscle is sometimes referred to the fibularis brevis. 

 

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