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Soleus

Muscle function: Plantar flexion (talocrural joint) and control of fibula.

Muscle origin: Soleal line and medial border of tibia. Head of fibula and posterior border of fibula.

Muscle insertion: Posterior surface of calcaneus via the achilles tendon

Nerve innervation: S1-2

Organ relationship: Liver and sexual organs – T5-L4 and Vagus

  • Liver
    • Sympathetic: T7-10
    • Parasympathetic: Vagus
  • Sexual organs
    • Sympathetic: male T10-L4 / female T5-L4
    • Parasympathetic: S2-4
Medial part
Client is prone with the knee bend approx. 90 deg. Place the foot in max. plantar flexion and adduction. Fiksate just above the ankle joint with one hand and apply pressure on the lateral part of the sole of the front foot towards dorsi flexion with the other hand.
Lateral part
Client is prone with the knee bend approx. 90 deg. Place the foot in max. plantar flexion and abduction. Fiksate just above the ankle joint with one hand and apply pressure on the medialt part of the sole of the front foot towards dorsi flexion with the other hand.

Functional anatomy for

Soleus

Related joints: Tibiafibular, Talocrural, midfoot

Synergists:

Release exercises

Corrective strength exercises

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