Quadratus Plantae:Origin, Insertion, Action & Nerve Supply

Quadratus Plantae:

Quadratus PlantaeThe quadratus plantae is a foot muscle that extends from front of the calcaneus to the digitorum longus muscle tendon.It supports the flexor digitorum longus with toe flexing.

Diabetic polyneuropathy may provoke pain and tingling sensation in the muscle.

Origin: Medial and lateral calcaneus

Insertion: Flexor digitorum longus muscle tendon

Function: Helps flex distal phalanges

Nerve Supply: Lateral plantar nerve

Muscles of the Lower Limb