Fibularis BrevisThe structure indicated is the fibularis (peroneus) brevis muscle. The fibularis brevis muscle is one of the muscles of the lateral compartment of the leg. The leg consists of three muscular compartments: anterior, posterior and lateral. The lateral compartment consists of two muscles:
- Fibularis (peroneus) longus
- Fibularis (peroneus) brevis
Origin: Lower two thirds of lateral shaft of fibula
Insertion: lateral tubercle at base of 5th metatarsal
Innervation: Superficial fibular nerve
Action: Eversion of footLearn more about the muscles of the leg in this tutorial.