Lateral compartment muscle that plantar flexes and everts the ankle


Answer:

The fibularis longus  

Explanation:

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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