peroneus


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peroneus

(pəˈrəʊnɪəs)
n
(Anatomy) anatomy any of several lateral muscles of the leg, attached to the fibula and used in moving the foot
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Noun1.peroneus - muscle of the lower leg that is involved in moving the foot
skeletal muscle, striated muscle - a muscle that is connected at either or both ends to a bone and so move parts of the skeleton; a muscle that is characterized by transverse stripes
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the adductor muscle of the big toe and short flexor muscles, rebuilding plantar muscle strength forming the arch of the foot and strengthening the peroneus longus muscle, which weakens in people who wear high heels.
Lesions detected by magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) showed signal changes in heterogeneous character which they were hypointense on the T1-weighted sequences and hyperintense on T2-weighted sequences, also had intense contrast enhancement, where starting from the middle part of the tibial level in the area extending from proximal to distal medullary and muscles that are located adjacent to this area as tibialis anterior (TA), extensor hallucis longus (EHL), extensor digitorum longus (EDL), peroneus longus (PL), and as more less tibialis posterior (TP), gastrocnemius (GC) in MRI (Figure 1).
(1995) Peroneus longus and tibialis anterior muscle activity in the stance phase.
The dependent variables included time-to-stabilization (TTS) after a forward hop, peak and mean activity of the tibialis anterior (TA), peroneus longus (PL), and lateral gastrocnemius (LG) muscles, and antero-posterior (AP) and inversion-eversion (IE) ankle joint laxity.
These injuries included: tears of the supraspinatus (13.0% partial thickness tears and 4.3% full thickness tears), Achilles (13.0%), fibrocartilaginous tears involving the medial meniscus (8.7%), acetabular labrum (8.7%), glenoid labrum (8.7%), lumbar disc with extrusion (8.7%), and peroneus brevis tendons (4.3%).
A lot of surgical methods have been developed with the deep understanding of Achilles tendon rupture, such as V-Y shortening, reinforce by sural tendon flap, plantar tendon, peroneus brevis tendon, flexor digitorum longus tendon, fascia strip or combined tendon flap of gastrocnemius muscle.
It leaves the fossa passing behind the head of the fibula, winds laterally around the neck of the bone, and passes deep to peroneus longus, dividing into its two terminal branches: superficial peroneal and deep peroneal nerves.
A previous study on the neurophysiological responses of muscle activity between dominant and non - dominant leg (29), showed inter- limb differences existing in the electrical activity of the peroneus longus during stability tasks.
However, the scores were significantly higher among electrically stimulated subjects compared with the control group (p = 0.04), and subjects belonging to the electrical stimulation groups received daily sessions of simultaneous electrical stimulation in the vastus lateralis, vastus medialis, and peroneus longus from the second day after their admission into the ICU until their discharge.
The two-channel group had the tibialis anterior and the peroneus longus and brevis stimulated to facilitate ankle dorsiflexion and eversion in sequence.