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Extensor Hallucis Longus

Extensor Hallucis Longus

Description

Origin :

  • Anterior surface of the fibula and the adjacent interosseous membrane.

Insertion :

  • Base and dorsal center of distal phalanx of great toe.

Innervation :

  • Deep peroneal nerve (L4, L5, S1).

Arterial Supply :

  • Anterior tibial artery.

Depth :

  • Superficial

Action

Action :

  • Extends great / big toe and dorsiflexes ankle.