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Tibialis Anterior Tendon

Medically reviewed by: Stephanie Curreli, MD, PhD
Last Updated: Jun 19, 2015

The tibialis anterior tendon serves the tibialis anterior muscle, an elongated, spindle-shaped muscle located on the front of the lower leg. It is a dorsal flexor of the foot. The tibialis anterior tendon inserts on the first metatarsal and medial cuneiform bone.