Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome Anatomy
To better understand medial tibial stress syndrome, it helps to understand the anatomy of the leg.
The entire leg contains four bones:
The lower leg contains two long bones, called the tibia and fibula. The front of the tibia is called the shin. The muscles of the lower leg control movement of the foot and ankle.
Leg anatomy examples:
The tibialis posterior muscle is a large muscle, located in the front of the lower leg. It raises the ankle and turns the ankle inward.
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