Muscles4

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Muscles4
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2010-02-19 00:15:37
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Muscles of the forearm
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Muscles of the forearm and OIA
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  1. Pronator teres
    • Origin: Medial epicondyle of the humerus
    • Insertion: LAteral radius
    • Action: Pronates forearm
  2. Flexor carpi radialis
    • Origin: Medial epicondyle of the humerus
    • Insertion: 2nd and 3rd metacarples
    • Action: Flexes hand at wrist, abducts hand
  3. Palmaris longus
    • Origin: Medial epicondyle of the humerus
    • Insertion: Palmar aponeurosis
    • Action: Flexes hand at wrist
  4. Flexor carpi ulnaris
    • Origin: Medial epicondyle of the humerus, olecranon process of the ulna, shaft of the ulna
    • Insertion: Pisiform, hamate, 5th metacarple
    • Action: Flexes hand at wrist, adducts hand
  5. Flexor digitorum superficialis
    • Origin: Medial epicondyle of the humerus, coronoid process of the ulna, shaft of the radius
    • Insertion: Middle phalages of 2nd to 5th digit
    • Action: Flexes hand at wrist, Flexes proximal interphalangeal joints
  6. Flexor digitorum profundus
    • Origin: Ulna and interosseous membrane
    • Insertion: Distal phalages of 2nd to 5th digit
    • Action: Flexes distal interphalangeal joints
  7. Flexor pollicis longus
    • Insertion: Anterior radius and interosseous membrane
    • Orgin: Distal phalanx of pollux
    • Action: Flexes 1st interphalangeal join
  8. Pronator quadratus
    • Insertion: Distal and anterior ulna
    • Orgin: Distal and anterior radius
    • Action: Pronates forearm
  9. Brachioradialis
    • Insertion: Lateral supracondylar ridge of the humerus
    • Orgin: Styloid process of the radius
    • Action: Flexes forearm at elbow, stabilizes elbow during flexion and extension
  10. Extensor carpi radialis longus
    • Insertion: Lateral supracondylar ridge of the humerus
    • Orgin: 2nd metacarpal
    • Action: Extends hand at wrist, abducts hand
  11. Extensor carpi radialis brevis
    • Insertion: Lateral epicondyle of the humerus
    • Orgin: 3rd metacarpal
    • Action: Extends hand at wrist, abducts hand
  12. Extensor digitorum
    • Insertion: Lateral epicondyle of the humerus
    • Orgin: Distal phalanges of 2nd to 5th digit
    • Action: Extends distal interphalangeal joints, extends hand at wrist
  13. Extensor carpi ulnaris
    • Insertion: Lateral epicondyle of the humerus, posterior ulna
    • Orgin: 5th metacarpal
    • Action: Extends hand at wrist, adducts hand
  14. Supinator
    • Insertion: Lateral epicondyle of the humerus, proximal ulna
    • Orgin: Proximal end of radius
    • Action: Supinates forearm
  15. Abductor pollicis longus
    • Origin: Posterior radius, posterior ulna, interosseous membrane
    • Insertion: Trapezium, 1st metacarpal
    • Action: Abducts pollex
  16. Extensor pollicis bravis
    • Origin: Posterior radius, posterior ulna, interosseous membrane
    • Insertion: Proximal phalanx of pollex
    • Action: Extends 1st metacarpalphalangeal joint
  17. Extensor pollicis longus
    • Origin: Posterior radius, posterior ulna, interosseous membrane
    • Insertion: Distal phalanx pollex
    • Action: Extends 1st interphalangeal joint
  18. Extensor indicis
    • Origin: Posterior radius, posterior ulna, interosseous membrane
    • Insertion: Distal phalanx of 2nd digit
    • Action: Extends 2nd distal interphalangeal joint
  19. Extensor digiti minimi
    • Origin: Lateral epicondyle of the humerus
    • Insertion: Distal phalanx of 5th digit
    • Action: Extends 5th distal interphalangeal joint

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