fibularis brevis


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fibularis brevis

a muscle that assists in eversion of the foot. It is innervated by the superficial fibular nerve.

fibularis brevis

A muscle of the knee that arises from the distal two-thirds of the lateral fibula and the anterior and posterior crural intermuscular septa.

Action
Everts and plantarflexes foot.
 
Nerve
Superficial peroneal nerve.
 
Insertion
Lateral base of the 5th metatarsal.
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Particularly within the tendons, the fibularis tertius and fibularis brevis are the most prevalent, with cases also noted at tibialis anterior, flexor digitorum longus, extensor digitorum longus, and tibialis posterior.
The fascicles to fibularis longus and fibularis brevis could not be distinguished separately after their anastomosis into the SF nerve because of interfascicular plexusing.
The dominating unopposed action of the fibularis brevis also contributes to the deformities mentioned above (medial longitudinal arch collapse, hindfoot valgus, and forefoot abduction).