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foot muscles

Dorsal: dorsal interosseous, extensor digitorum brevis, extensor digitorum longus, extensor hallucis longus, and tibialis anterior muscles. Plantar: abductor digiti minimi, abductor hallucis, adductor hallucis, flexor digitorum brevis, flexor digiti minimi brevis, flexor hallucis brevis, lumbrical, plantar interosseous, and quadratus plantae muscles.
See: leg for illus. (Muscles of the leg)
See also: muscle
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New conditions and intraspecific variations in hand and foot muscles in Pristimantis bogotensis (Peters, 1863) (Amphibia:Anura: Strabomantidae).
2010) Standing in an unstable shoe increases postural sway and muscle activity of selected smaller extrinsic foot muscles.
This assessment showed a significant drop in the amplitude of the recorded potentials from the intrinsic foot muscles particularly from the extensor digitorum brevis.
Injections of the alphasarcoglycan gene in the foot muscles of three patients with limb-girdle muscular dystrophy type 2D produced 4-5 times the amount of the alpha-sarcoglycan protein, compared with saline injections.
Neither the researchers nor the patients knew which of the foot muscles received the actual treatment until the end of the experiment.
This gliding is accomplished by both ciliary activity on the foot and peri staltic contraction of the foot muscles (Miller, 1974).
Concentrations of AMP in the adductor and foot muscles of H.
When the foot muscles are affected, raising a foot with each step can be difficult, causing the feet to drag on the floor ("foot-drop").
The NESS L300 was created for a malady called foot drop that occurs when there's a weakness in the leg and foot muscles and was chosen for the award from hundreds of entries in a contest judged by a panel of health care and medical design experts.
SUMMARY: Motor innervations of foot muscles and anatomic variations are very important for the correct diagnose of the lesions of peripheral nerves and their afterward treatment.
TREATMENT: Apart from giving up smoking, regular exercise can encourage oxygen flow to the foot muscles
Moreover, the protrusions where foot muscles would have attached were relatively small.