Flexors of the Wrist and Fingers

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Flexors of the Wrist and Fingers
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2012-05-01 16:11:23
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Flexors of the Wrist a quartnd Fingers
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  1. what are the muscles of the functional group Flexors of the Wrist and Fingers
    • Flexor Carpi Radialis
    • Flexor Carpi Ulnaris
    • Palmaris Longus
    • Flexor Digitorum Superficialis
    • Flexor Digitorum Profundus
  2. Action of Flexor Carpi Radialis
    • Flex the wrist
    • Abduct the wrist
    • May assit to flex the elbow
  3. Origin of Flexor Carpi Radialis
    Common flexor tendon from medial epicondyle of humerus
  4. Insertion of Flexor Carpi Radialis
    Bases of 2nd and 3rd metacarpals
  5. Action of Palmaris longus
    • Flex the wrist
    • Tense the palmar fascia
    • May assist to flex the elbow
  6. Origin of Palmaris Longus
    Common flexor tendon from medial epicondyle of humerus
  7. Insertion of Palmaris longus
    flexor retinaculum and palmar aponeurosis
  8. Action of Flexor Carpi Ulnaris
    • flex the wrist
    • adduct the wrist
    • assist to flex the elbow
  9. origin of Flexor Carpi Ulnaris
    • Humeral head: Common tendon from medial epicondyle of humerus
    • Ulnar head: posterior surface of proximal 2/3 of ulna
  10. Insertion of Flexor Carpi Ulnaris
    Pisiform, hook of the hamate and base of 5th metacarpal
  11. Action of Flexor Digitorum Superficialis
    • flex the 2nd to 5th fingers
    • flex the wrist
  12. Origin of Flexor Digitorum Superficialis
    • Common flexor tendon from medial epicondyle of humerus,
    • ulnar collateral ligament,
    • coronoid process of ulna,
    • interosseous membrane and proximal shaft of radius
  13. Insertion of Flexor Digitorum Superficialis
    Sides of middle phalanges of 2nd to 5th fingers
  14. Action of Flexor Digitorum Profundus
    • Flex the 2nd to 5th fingers
    • assist to flex the wrist
  15. Origin of the Flexor Digitorum Profundus
    Anterior and medial surfaces of proximal 3 quarters of ulna
  16. Insertion of Flexor Digitorum Profundus
    • Bases of distal phalanges,
    • palmar surface of 2nd to 5th fingers

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