Peripheral Neuroanatomy: Intermediate Leg (video 4/7)

Welcome to this educational video series on peripheral neuroanatomy. Dr. Deborah Setter is a neurologist at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota who developed these videos. The Foundational videos focus on the core muscles and nerves assessed in a standard neurological examination. The Intermediate videos expand on this information and are especially helpful for interpreting electromyography (EMG) reports. The Advanced videos provide a comprehensive level of information of peripheral neuroanatomy.

In these videos, we first draw a diagram of the neuroanatomy so you have a roadmap to visualize the pathways. Next, we write out a table together to organize the information. Last, we demonstrate the neuroanatomy in the context of a neurological examination and offer suggestions on how to skillfully perform the exam.

Demonstrated in this video:
Supine: Tensor fascia latae, gluteus maximus, anterior tibialis, gastrocnemius, soleus, abductor hallucis, extensor digitorum brevis.

Seated:ankle inversion (posterior tibialis), ankle eversion (fibularis longus and brevis), extensor hallucis longus, extensor digitorum longus, flexor hallucis longus, flexor digitorum longus.

00:00 Intro
00:25 Draw neuroanatomy diagram
06:04 Write out a table
11:55 Neuromuscular exam demo

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