Lateral compartment muscle that plantar flexes and everts the ankle


The fibularis longus  


The fibularis longus starts at the top of the fibula and attaches to the first metatarsal bone of the foot.

It has two functions:

  1. Eversion of the ankle (turning the foot outwards)
  2. Plantarflexion (the movement like standing on tiptoe or depressing a gas pedal)

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