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Peroneus Brevis

Peroneus Brevis


Origin :

  • Inferior 2/3 of lateral fibular surface;
  • also anterior and posterior intermuscular septa of leg.

Insertion :

  • Lateral surface of styloid process of 5th metatarsal base.

Innervation :

  • Superficial peroneal nerve (L5, S1, S2).

Arterial Supply :

  • Muscular branches of peroneal artery.

Depth :

  • Superficial


Action :

  • Everts foot and plantar flexes ankle.
Target Muscles Target MusclesEverts foot and plantar flexes ankle.