Tibialis Anterior

Tibialis Anterior muscle

Tibialis Anterior muscle


Muscle Origin

Lateral condyle of tibia to first metatarsal and first cuneiform.

In human anatomy, the tibialis anterior is a muscle that originates in the upper two-thirds of the lateral (outside) surface of the tibia and inserts into the medial cuneiform and first metatarsal bones of the foot. Wiki


Medial cuneiform and first metatarsal bones of the foot.

It is inserted into the medial and under the surface of the medial cuneiform bone, and the base of the first metatarsal bone.


Dorsiflexes foot.

Dorsiflexion and Inversion of the foot.

Innervation – Nerve control

Deep Fibular (peroneal) nerve.

In anatomy, the fibular artery (also known as the peroneal artery) supplies blood to the lateral compartment of the leg. It arises from the tibial-fibular trunk. Wiki


Anterior tibial artery.

The anterior tibial artery of the leg carries blood to the anterior compartment of the leg and dorsal surface of the foot, from the popliteal artery. Wiki

Antagonist muscles

Fibularis longus, Gastrocnemius, Soleus, Plantaris, Tibialis posterior.

Gastrocnemius, Flexor digitorum longus, Flexor hallucis longus, Peroneus longus, Peroneus brevis, Tibialis posterior, Soleus, Plantaris.

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