Lower Extremity Veins
... Compared to the deep veins, superficial veins have fewer valves, but deep veins run in a manner that is parallel to the corresponding artery, serving the same organs. The posterior and anterior tibial
veins of the foot track up the knee’s posterior and anterior region. These regions then combine, creating the popliteal vein. This vein receives the blood
from the knee- oxygen depleted ...
... which is to be grouped into two namely: the deep group and the superficial group. Muscles belonging to the deep group are the popliteus, flexor hallucis longus, the flexor digitorum longus and the tibial
is posterior. The plantaris, soleus, and the gastrocnemius muscles belong to the superficial group. The Popliteus The popliteal muscle on the other hand, is a part of the foot that is situated ...