Human Anatomy: Muscle Groups

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Muscle Function & Other Pertinent Medical Information
ORIGIN: Soleal line and middle third of posterior border of tibia and upper quarter of posterior shaft of fibula including neck
INSERTION: Tendo calcaneus to middle of three facets on posterior surface of calcaneus
ACTION: Plantar flexes foot (assists venous return)
NERVE: Tibial nerve (S1, 2)

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