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Return to the medial malleolus to palpate the soft tissue depression between its
posterior aspect and the Achilles tendon. Within this depression lie several
important soft tissue structures. From anterior to posterior they are: 1 ) tibialis
Zone VIII — Calcaneus The gastrocnemius and the soleus muscles form a
common tendon, the tendon of Achilles, which inserts into the calcaneus. The
Achilles tendon is the thickest and strongest tendon in the body. It is palpable
from about ...
An alternate method for testing the Achilles tendon. Sensation Tests Sensation to
the skin over the lower leg and foot is supplied by nerves emanating from the
lumbar and sacral regions. The areas which are supplied by each particular ...
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