Tibial tuberosity/patella/common peroneal nerve
Bend the knee to make identification of the surface anatomy easier.
First, locate the prominence of the tibial tuberosity and circle it with a
Next, identify the patella, followed by the infrapatellar tendon.
Rotate the leg internally and palpate the fibular head. The location of the
peroneal nerve is just posterior to the fibular head. This area should be
avoided during pin insertion.