Muscles of the forearm and hand

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Muscles of the forearm and hand
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  1. Flexor Carpi Ulnaris: Name the action, origin, Insertion
    • A: Flex the wrist
    • O: Humeral Head: common flexor tendon from medial epicondyle of humerus.
    • Ulnar head: posterior surface of proximal two-thirds of ulna
    • I: pisiform, hook of the hamate & base of fifth metacarpal.
  2. Anconeus: Name the action, origion, insertion
    • A: Extend the elbow (humeroulnar joint)
    • O: Lateral epicondyle of the humerus
    • I: Olecranon process and posterior, proximal surface of ulna.
  3. Flexor Carpi Radialus: Name the action, origin, insertion
    • A: Flex and Abduct the wrist (radiocarpal joint)
    • O: Common flexor tendon from the medial epicondyle of humerus.
    • I: Bases of 2nd and 3rd metacarpals
  4. Palmaris Longus: Name action, origin, insertion
    • A: Tense the Palmar fascia
    • O: Common flexor tendon from medial epicondyle of humerus
    • I: Flexor Retinaculum and Palmate Aponeurosis
  5. Biceps Brachii: Name the action, origin, insertion
    • A: Flex the elbow (humeroulnar joint)
    • O: Short head: Coracoid process of scapula
    • Longhead: Supraglenoid tubercle of scapula
    • I: Tuberosity of the radius and aponeurosis of the biceps brachii
  6. Triceps Brachii: Name action, origin, insertion
    • A: Extend the elbow
    • O: Longhead: Extend the shoulder (glenohumeral joint)
    • Lateral head: Posterior surface of proximal half of the humerus
    • Medial head: Posterior surface of distal half of the humerus
    • I: Olecranon process of the ulna
  7. Corabrachialis: Name action, origin, insertion
    • A: Flex and Adduct the shoulder
    • O: Coracoid process of the scapula
    • I: Medial surface of mid-humeral shaft
  8. Brachialis: Name the action, origin, insertion
    • A: Flex the elbow
    • O: Distal half of anterior surface of humerus
    • I: Tuberosity and coronoid process of ulna
  9. Brachioradialus: Name action, origin, insertion
    • A: Flex the elbow
    • Assist to pronate and supinate the forearm when resisted
    • O: Proximal two-thirds of the lateral supracondyler ridge of humerus
    • I: Styloid process of radius
  10. Pronator Quadratus: Name action, origin, insertion
    • A: Pronate the forearm
    • O: Medial, anterior surface of distal ulna
    • I: Lateral, anterior surface of distal radius
  11. Supinator: Name action, origin, insertion
    • A: Supinate the forearm (radioulnar joints)
    • O: Lateral epicondyle of humerus, radial collateral ligament, annular ligament and supinator crest of the ulna
    • I: Anterior, lateral surface of proximal one-third of radial shaft.
  12. Abductor Pollicis Longus: Name action, origin, insertion
    • A: Abduct and Extend the thumb (carpometacarpal joint)
    • Abduct the wrist
    • O: Posterior surface of radius and ulna, and interosseous memebrane.
    • I: Base of first metacarpal
  13. Extensor Pollicis Longus and Brevis: Name action, origin, insertion
    • A: Extend the thumb Abduct the wrist
    • O: Longus: Posterior surface of ulna and interosseous membrane
    • Brevis: Posterior surface of radius and interosseous membrane
    • I: Longus: Base of distal phalanx of thumb
    • Brevis: Base of proximal phalanx of thumb
  14. Flexor Pollicis Longus: Name action, origin, insertion
    • A: Flex the thumb
    • O: Anterior surface of radius and interosseous membrane
    • I: Base of distal phalanx of thumb

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