Extensor Digitorum Longus
Extensor digitorum longus (often shortened to EDL) is found in the front of the lower leg, in the outer more muscle bound compartment.
- Lateral condyle of the tibia.
- Head and anterior surface of the fibula.
- Interosseous membrane (between tibia and fibia).
- Dorsal (top) surface of the middle and end phalanges of the four outer toes.
- Extends toes.
- Peroneal (Fibular) nerve.
- Walking upstairs and making sure the toes clear the steps.