Peroneal Tendons

Synonyms Fibularis tendons Definition Tendons are the end sections of muscles that provide for the attachment of the respective muscle to a specific bone point. Thus, the peroneal tendons belong to the muscles of the peroneal group and attach them to the foot. The muscles known as the peroneus group or fibularis group consist of … Read more

Patella tendon

Introduction The patellar tendon is a rough ligament that leads from the kneecap (patella) to a rough elevation (tuberositas tibiae) at the front of the shin bone (tibia). The band is about six millimeters thick and five centimeters long. The patellar tendon is an extension of the attachment tendon of the quadriceps femoris muscle and … Read more

Inflammation of the patella tendon | Patella tendon

Inflammation of the patella tendon A detailed anamnesis (patient interview) with special attention to sports and occupational stress can play an important role in the diagnosis of patellar tendon disease. An examination of the knee can then trigger a pressure pain at the lower edge of the patella. Pain when the knee is stretched against … Read more

Extreme case of torn patella tendon | Patella tendon

Extreme case of torn patella tendon A tear of the patella tendon usually occurs at an advanced age, when the tendon is already damaged by wear and tear. Typically, the trigger is considered to be heavy loads in the bent knee, such as jumping from an elevation when carrying heavy loads (for example, when unloading … Read more

Achilles tendon

Definition Synonyms: Tendo calcaneus (lat.) The structure known as the Achilles tendon is the attachment tendon of the three-headed muscle (Musculus triceps surae) of the lower leg. It is the thickest and strongest tendon in the human body. Anatomy of the Achilles tendon The Achilles tendon is the thickest and strongest tendon in the human … Read more

Function of the Achilles tendon | Achilles tendon

Function of the Achilles tendon If the triceps surae muscle contracts, this leads – via the Achilles tendon – to plantar flexion. This is the movement you perform when you stand on tiptoe. The muscle with its Achilles tendon is also involved in supination (turning the foot inwards, as when you try to see the … Read more

Tendon sheath

The Latin technical term for the tendon sheath is “vagina tendinis”. A tendon sheath is a tubular structure that surrounds a tendon like a guide channel, for example to guide it around a bony prominence. A tendon sheath thus protects the tendon from mechanical injuries. Structure A tendon sheath consists of two layers. The outer … Read more

Tendon sheaths of the foot | Tendon sheath

Tendon sheaths of the foot The muscle bellies of the long foot muscles are located on the lower leg, so the tendons must be redirected around the inner or outer ankle.In order to protect against mechanical damage caused by friction on the bone, the tendons are therefore provided with tendon sheaths in the area of … Read more

Biceps Tendon

In its entirety, the biceps muscle, as the name suggests, has two sinewy origins. A distinction is made between the short and long biceps tendon or the caput breve and caput longum. The origin of the long tendon begins at the upper glenoid rim of the shoulder joint and the “cartilage lip” (tuberculum supraglenoidale) located … Read more

Wallpapers | Biceps Tendon

Wallpapers Increasingly popular is the use of Kinesio-Taping for muscular problems. The use of Kinesio Tape is also beneficial for inflammation of the long biceps tendon. However, it can also be used prophylactically. It has a tension-relieving and anti-inflammatory effect at the same time. It is also said to have a positive influence on the … Read more

Tibialis posterior tendon

Definition Tendons are stable, partially stretchable connections between muscles and bones. The tibialis posterior tendon connects the posterior tibialis muscle in the lower leg with the bone attachments under the foot. Movement of the muscle is thus passed on to the foot via the tendon and leads to flexion of the sole of the foot, … Read more