Quadratus plantae muscle

Dr Geon Oh et al.

The quadratus plantae muscle acts to aid in flexing the 2nd to 5th toes.


  • origin:
    • medial surface of calcaneus and lateral process of calcaneal tuberosity
  • insertion:
    • lateral side of tendon of flexor digitorum longus in proximal sole of the foot
  • action:
  • arterial supply:
  • innervation:

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rID: 44459
Section: Anatomy
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