Posterior Tibial Artery And Its Branches

posterior tibial artery

The posterior tibial artery runs down the leg, exactly below the knee. Its branches emerge off from the popliteal artery and supplies filtered blood to the leg’s posterior compartment and some portion of the foot. During the course of this blood vessel, it divides into varies branches. This incorporates the fibular, medial plantar, and lateral plantar arteries. While the artery delivers oxygenated blood, the poster tibial vein drains oxygen-depleted blood and then forces it back toward the heart and lungs

Continue Reading