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Flexor Hallucis Longus

Flexor Hallucis Longus

Description

Origin :

  • Inferior 2/3 of posterior surface of fibula, lower part of interosseous membrane.

Insertion :

  • Plantar surface of base of distal phalanx of great toe.

Innervation :

  • Tibial nerve (S2, S3).

Arterial Supply :

  • Muscular branch of peroneal and posterior tibial artery.

Depth :

  • Superficial

Action

Action :

  • Flexes great toe, helps to supinate ankle and is a very weak plantar flexor of ankle.
Target Muscles Target MusclesFlexes great toe, helps to supinate ankle and is a very weak plantar flexor of ankle.