Inversion of the Foot

Inversion of the Foot This diagram indicates inversion of the foot. Inversion is a movement of the foot which causes the soles of the feet to face inwards, and eversion is the opposite movement. Inversion and eversion occur primarily at: Talocalcaneonavicular joint Subtalar (talocalcaneal) joint The muscles which cause inversion of the foot are: Tibialis anterior Tibialis posterior The muscles which cause eversion of the foot are: Peroneus longus Peroneus brevis Inversion injuries of the ankle are common, and result in ankle sprain affecting the ligaments on the lateral aspect of the ankle. Most commonly, the anterior talofibular ligament (70-85% …

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