Foot Articulations


Inversion (Supination)

Turning the foot medially resulting in the sole moving inward.

Eversion (Pronation)

Turning the foot laterally resulting in the sole moving outward.

  • Peroneus longus
  • Peroneus brevis
  • Peroneus tertius

Foot and Ankle Plantar Flexion

Plantar Flexion

Extension of the foot resulting in the forefoot moving away from the body.

  • Peroneus longus
  • Tibialis posterior
  • Abductor hallucis
  • Abductor digiti minimi
  • Flexor digitorum brevis
  • Peroneus brevis


Eversion and inversion of the Intertarsals occur mainly at the transverse tarsal and subtalar joints. Metatarsophalangeal can circumduct. Also see Ankle and Toes. Mentioned articulations occur during concentric phase of exercise video examples.

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