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What are some foot tendons?

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Answered 2014-06-25 17:22:38

There are a variety of foot tendons. Some of these include the tendon of tibialis anterior, tendon of extensor halluces longus, and tendons of extensor digitorum longus.

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What are the names of the 2 lateral ankle tendons that that turn the foot down and out?

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Where would I get information on the causes of foot pain?

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Two muscle that planterflex and evert the foot?

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