The Evertor Muscle Groups

Main Evertor Muscles




Origin Insertion Action Palpation
Peroneus Longus Upper two thirds of the outer surface of the fibula Medial side plantar surface of the foot Plantar flexes the ankle and everts the footActive protractor of the ankle joint to prevent excessive movement and spraining of lateral ligament. Upper lateral side of fibula
Peroneus Brevisdorsiflexion Lower two thirds outer surface of figula Tuberosity of the fifth metatarsal bone. Plantar flexes the ankle and everts the foot Tendon of the muscle at the proximal end of the fifth metartarsal and tendon passing on the lateral side behind malleolus.