Extensor hallucis brevis

  • The extensor hallucis brevis (also extensor hallucis brevis muscle, latin: musculus extensor hallucis brevis) is a muscle of the dorsum or upper surface of the foot.

    The extensor hallucis brevis originates from the calcaneus. The extensor hallucis brevis inserts into the tendon of the extensor hallucis longus.

    The main function of the extensor hallucis brevis is to extend the big toe.