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 … Peroneal Tendons

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 … Patella tendon

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 … Achilles tendon

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 … Tendon sheath

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 … Biceps Tendon

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 … Wallpapers | Biceps Tendon

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, … Tibialis posterior tendon