Updated: 10/19/2017

Plantaris (S1)

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Origin Inferior aspect of lateral supracondylar line of distal femur
Insertion Middle 1/3 of the posterior calcaneal surface, just medial to Achilles tendon
Action Plantar flexor of ankle; also flexes knee
Innervation Tibial nerve (L5, S1, S2) (L5, S1, S2)
Arterial Supply Sural arteries




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