Muscle Anatomy

Peroneus Brevis

The Peroneus Brevis is a slender, short muscle located on the lateral side of the leg.

Arises from the lower two-thirds of the lateral fibula.

Inserts into the base of the fifth metatarsal.

Assists in ankle stability, contributes to eversion of the foot, and plays a crucial role in maintaining lateral balance during weight-bearing activities.