ARTICLES

The tibia and fibula are connected bones that begin below the knee and end at the ankle, says Innerbody. The tibia is the larger and stronger bone, while the fibula, though as long as the tibia, is a slender bone attache...

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As the fibula has little weight-bearing responsibility, Inner Body says its primary function is to provide muscle attachment. This bone is located in the calf, lateral to the tibia, and is the smaller of the two lower le...

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Common treatments for tibia and fibula fractures, both bones in the leg, include reduction, casting and surgery, according to WebMD. The type of treatment depends on the severity of the break.

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SIMILAR ARTICLES

Three bones form the ankle: the tibia (the shin bone), the fibula (a smaller bone along the shin bone) and the talus (a bone sitting above the heel bone). The bony protrusion on the inside of the ankle is the medial mall...

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The kneecap, also called the patella, is found in front of the knee joint, which is the junction between the femur, the upper leg bone, and the tibia, the lower leg bone. Flanking the kneecap are the medial epicondyle of...

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The lateral malleolus is located at the lowest end of the fibula, the outer of the two leg bones that run between the knee and ankle. The bony protrusion on the outside of the ankle is the lateral malleolus.

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The ankle is a hinge joint that comprises three bones: the tibia, the fibula and the talus. The simple but sturdy design of the ankle make it strong enough to support over one-and-a-half times a person’s body weight duri...

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