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*  Peroneal strike
A peroneal strike is a temporarily disabling blow to the common peroneal nerve of the leg, just above the knee. The attacker ... Repeated strong peroneal strikes can cause nerve damage and have a high chance of damaging the surrounding tissues due to the ... The strike is commonly made with the knee, a baton, or shin kick, but can be done by anything forcefully impacting the nerve. ... spontaneous nature of the technique and the nerve location.[citation needed] The peroneal strike was used against detainees ...
*  Biceps femoris muscle
The tendon of insertion of this muscle forms the lateral hamstring; the common fibular (peroneal) nerve descends along its ... The popliteal, posterior tibial, and peroneal arteries. Nerves of the right lower extremity Posterior view. Back of left lower ... Origin, insertion and nerve supply of the muscle at Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine Kumakura, Hiroo (July ... The fibers of the long head form a fusiform belly, which passes obliquely downward and lateralward across the sciatic nerve to ...
*  Peroneus brevis
It is also innervated by the superficial fibular (peroneal) nerve. The muscle assists in weak plantarflexion and eversion of ... The terms "Peroneal" (i.e., Artery, Retinaculum) and "Peroneus" (i.e., Longus and Brevis) are derived from the Greek word ...
*  Foot drop
The nerve that communicates to the muscles that lift the foot is the peroneal nerve. This nerve innervates the anterior muscles ... peroneal) nerve, which branches from the sciatic nerve. The sciatic nerve exits the lumbar plexus with its root arising from ... Peroneal nerve (common, i.e., frequent) -chemical, mechanical, disease; Sciatic nerve-direct trauma, iatrogenic; Lumbosacral ... The muscles that keep the ankle from supination (as from an ankle sprain) are also innervated by the peroneal nerve, and it is ...
*  Yoga foot drop
The cause was thought to be injury to the common peroneal nerve, which is compressed and thereby deprived of blood flow while ...
*  Anterior compartment of leg
... deep peroneal nerve), a branch of the common fibular nerve. The nerve contains axons from the L4, L5, and S1 spinal nerves. ... The anterior compartment of the leg is supplied by the deep fibular nerve ( ... and the deep fibular nerve. The muscles of the compartment are: tibialis anterior extensor hallucis longus extensor digitorum ...
*  Dog anatomy
It is innervated by the peroneal nerve. Peroneus longus: originates on both the tibia and fibula and inserts on the 4th tarsal ... It is innervated by the peroneal nerve. Long digital extensor: originates from the extensor fossa of the femur and inserts on ... It is innervated by the peroneal nerve. Caudal muscles of the leg: Gastrocnemius: originates on the supracondylar tuberosities ... It acts to extend the carpus and joints of the digits 3, 4, and 5. It is innervated by the radial nerve. Extensor carpi ulnar: ...
*  Neurovascular bundle
... the superficial peroneal nerve. The superficial peroneal nerve originates from the common peroneal nerve near the neck of the ... A neurovascular bundle (neuro: nerve, vascular: veins, lymph vessels, and arteries) is the combination of nerves, arteries, ... The application of preserving both neurovascular bundles during nerve-sparing (NS) radical prostatectomy improves urinary ... in order to avoid the saphenous vein and nerve. The deep posterior compartment here is superficial and readily accessible. The ...
*  Tony Hills (American football)
During that game, Hills suffered a severe injury to his peroneal nerve and was told that he might not be able to play football ... nerve damage). When he returned, he was moved from tight end to offensive tackle, and appeared in 31 games during his first ...
*  Medial dorsal cutaneous nerve
... and with the deep peroneal nerve. Cutaneous nerves of the right lower extremity. Front and posterior views. This article ... The medial dorsal cutaneous nerve (internal dorsal cutaneous branch) passes in front of the ankle-joint, and divides into two ... It also supplies the integument of the medial side of the foot and ankle, and communicates with the saphenous nerve, ...
*  Interosseous membrane of leg
... and the anterior tibial vessels and deep peroneal nerve; behind, with the Tibialis posterior and Flexor hallucis longus. Bones ... In its lower part is an opening for the passage of the anterior peroneal vessels. It is continuous below with the interosseous ... The popliteal, posterior tibial, and peroneal arteries. Knee and tibiofibular joint.Deep dissection. Anterior view. Knee and ...
*  Ganglion cyst
... that spreads within the peroneal nerve. Cysts that were compressing one or more nerves and causing bone erosions have been ... In one extreme case, a ganglion cyst was observed to propagate extensively via the conduit of the common peroneal nerve sheath ... 2012). "Re: Pure Peroneal Intraneural Ganglion Cyst: Hindsight is 20/20" (PDF). Turkish Neurosurgery. pp. 527-528. Archived ( ...
*  Critical illness polyneuropathy
The peroneal nerve test is a validated, high-sensitivity, minimally invasive, non-volitional and quick diagnostic test which ... 2014). "Validation of the peroneal nerve test to diagnose critical illness polyneuropathy and myopathy in the intensive care ... and degeneration of the nerve that stimulates the diaphragm (phrenic nerve). This can prolong the time the wean a person off of ... Nerve biopsy would show axonal neuropathy, but it is no longer indicated. A muscle biopsy of critical illness myopathy would ...
*  Sciatic nerve block
At the popliteal fossa, the sciatic nerve divides into its two branches: The tibial and the common peroneal nerve. If surgery ... It is done above the knee on the posterior leg where the sciatic nerve starts splitting into the common peroneal and tibial ... A sciatic nerve block is a nerve block that uses local anesthetic to achieve analgesia in the leg. The block works by affecting ... The sciatic nerve is located in the gluteus maximus muscle, where the block is performed. The sciatic nerve can be blocked at ...
*  Piriformis muscle
... is the Beaton's type B which is when the common peroneal nerve pierces the piriformis muscle. It may be united with the gluteus ... This determines the name of the vessels and nerves in this region - the nerve and vessels that emerge superior to the ... In 17% of people, the piriformis muscle is pierced by parts or all of the sciatic nerve. Several variations occur, but the most ... Sciatica can be described by pain, tingling, or numbness deep in the buttocks and along the sciatic nerve. Sitting down, ...
*  Peroneus longus
Between its attachments to the head and to the body of the fibula there is a gap through which the common peroneal nerve passes ... The terms Peroneus (i.e., Longus and Brevis) and Peroneal (i.e., Artery, Retinaculum) are derived from the Greek word Perone ( ... and then runs on the under surface of that bone in a groove which is converted into the peroneal canal by the long plantar ... and under cover of the inferior peroneal retinaculum. It crosses the lateral side of the cuboid, ...
*  Popliteal fossa
... common fibular nerve (also known as the common peroneal nerve) Popliteal lymph nodes and Dharmy vessels It is of note that the ... posterior division of the medial cutaneous nerve, lateral sural cutaneous nerve, and medial sural cutaneous nerve deep fascia ... The popliteal, posterior tibial, and peroneal arteries. Nerves of the right lower extremity Posterior view. Muscles of thigh. ... Hamstring Buckenmaier III C; Bleckner L (2008). "Chapter 20: Popliteal nerve block" (PDF). The Military Advanced Regional ...
*  Fibular collateral ligament
Direct trauma to the medial aspect of the knee may also affect the peroneal nerve, which could result in a foot drop or ... Deep to the ligament are the tendon of the popliteus, and the inferior lateral genicular vessels and nerve. The LCL is usually ...
*  Extensor digitorum brevis muscle
Nerve supply: lateral terminal branch of Deep Peroneal Nerve (deep fibular nerve) (proximal sciatic branches L4-L5, but most ...
*  Intermediate dorsal cutaneous nerve
The branches of the superficial peroneal nerve supply the skin of the dorsal surfaces of all the toes excepting the lateral ... and the latter by the medial branch of the deep peroneal nerve. Frequently some of the lateral branches of the superficial ... peroneal are absent, and their places are then taken by branches of the sural nerve. This article incorporates text in the ... the former being supplied by the lateral dorsal cutaneous nerve from the sural nerve, ...
*  Lithotomy position
Nerve injury by pressure is also possible, the femoral or peroneal nerve are at risk. A Cochrane Review found that the ...
*  J. R. Reed
While jumping a fence near his home in Tampa, Reed cut the back of his knee and sustained damage to the peroneal nerve that ...
*  List of diseases (A)
Acanthocheilonemiasis Acanthocytosis chorea Acanthocytosis Acanthosis nigricans Acatalasemia Accessory deep peroneal nerve ...
*  Lateral compartment of leg
... superficial peroneal nerve). Its proximal and distal arterial supply consists of perforating branches of the posterior tibial ... Foot evertors Foot plantarflexion The lateral compartment of the leg is supplied by the superficial fibular nerve ( ...
*  Hereditary neuropathy with liability to pressure palsy
The nerves most commonly affected are the peroneal nerve at the fibular head (leg and feet), the ulnar nerve at the elbow (arm ... HNPP is a nerve disorder that affects the peripheral nerves,-pressure on the nerves can cause tingling sensations, numbness, ... different symptoms are caused by different nerves, such as the foot drop is caused by the peroneal nerve): Pes cavus(less ... and the median nerve at the wrist (palm, thumbs and fingers), but any peripheral nerve can be affected. HNPP is part of the ...
*  Sprained ankle
The nerves in the area become more sensitive when the injury is suffered, so pain is felt as throbbing and will worsen if there ... peroneal or fibular muscles); Weak or lax ligaments that join together the bones of the ankle joint - this can be hereditary or ...