Forearm Muscles

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alison.cygan
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Forearm Muscles
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2015-09-21 22:14:32
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Forearm muscles and actions
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  1. Anterior Flexor/Pronators
    (Superficial Layer: 4 muscles)
    • Pronator Teres
    • Flexor Carpi Radialis (FCR)
    • Palmaris Longus
    • Flexor Carpi Ulnaris (FCU)
  2. Anterior Flexor/Pronators
    (Intermediate Layer: 1 muscle)
    Flexor Digitorum Superficialis
  3. Anterior Flexor/Pronators
    (Deep Layer: 3 muscles)
    • Flexor Digitorum Profundus
    • Flexor Pollicis Longus (FPL)
    • Pronator Quadratus
  4. Posterior Extensor/Supinators
    (Superficial Layer: 4 muscles)
    • Extensor Carpi Radialis Brevis (ECRB)
    • Extensor Digitorum (ED)
    • Extensor Digiti Minimi (EDM)
    • Extensor Carpi Ulnaris (ECU)
  5. Posterior Extensor/Supinators
    (Deep Layer: 5 muscles)
    • Supinator
    • Abductor Pollicis Longus (APL)
    • Extensor Pollicis Longus (EPL)
    • Extensor Pollicis Brevis (EPB)
    • Extensor Indicis (EI)
  6. Posterior Extensor/Supinators
    (Lateral Layer: 2 muscles)
    • Brachioradialis
    • Extensor Carpi Radialis Longus (ECRL)
  7. Anatomical Snuff Box:
    (Anterior boundary)
    • Abductor Pollicis Longus (APL) &
    • Extensor Pollicis Brevis (EPB)
  8. Anatomical Snuff Box:
    (Posterior boundary)
    Extensor Pollicis Longus (EPL)
  9. Anatomical Snuff Box:
    (Floor)
    Scaphoid, trapezium
  10. Anatomical Snuff Box:
    (Contents)
    • Radial A.
    • Superficial veins
    • Superficial Br. of Radial N.
  11. Muscles that EXTEND the hand at the wrist?
    • Extensor Carpi Radialis Longus (ECRL)
    • Extensor Carpi Radialis Brevis (ECRB)
    • Extensor Carpi Ulnaris (ECU)
  12. Muscles that EXTEND the medial 4 digits?
    • Extensor Digitorum (ED)
    • Extensor Indicis (EI)
    • Extensor Digiti Minimi (EDM)
  13. Muscles that EXTEND the thumb?
    • Extensor Pollicis Longus (EPL)
    • Extensor Pollicis Brevis (EPB)
    • Abductor Pollicis Longus (APL)
  14. Muscles that ROTATE the radius on the ulna? (Pronation)
    • Pronator Teres
    • Pronator Quadratus
  15. Muscles that FLEX the hand at the wrist?
    • Flexor Carpi Ulnaris (FCU)
    • Flexor Carpi Radialis (FCR)
    • Palmaris Longus
  16. Muscles that FLEX the fingers?
    • Flexor Digitorum Superficialis
    • Flexor Digitorum Profundus
    • Flexor Pollicis Longus (FPL)

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