Extensors of the forearm

The flashcards below were created by user berrybella.ar on FreezingBlue Flashcards.

  1. Extensor Carpi Radialis Longus and Brevis: Name the action, origin, insertion
    • A: Extend and abduct the wrist (radiocarpal joint)
    • O: Longus: Distal one-third of the lateral supracondylar ridge of humerus
    • Brevis: Common extensor tendon from the lateral epicondyle of humerus
    • I: Longus: Base of 2nd metacarpal
    • Brevis: Base of third metacarpal
  2. Extensor Carpi Ulnaris: Name action, origin, insertion
    • A: Extend and adduct the wrist
    • O: Common extensor tendon from the lateral epicondyle of humerus
    • I: Base of 5th metacarpal
  3. Extensor Digitorum: Name action, origin, insertion
    • A: Extend the 2nd-5th fingers
    • O: common extensor tendon from the lateral epicondyle of humerus
    • I: Bases of middle and distal phalanges of 2nd-5th fingers
  4. Extensor Pollicis Longus and Brevis: Name action, origin, insertion
    • A: Extend the thumb
    • O: Longus: Posterior surface of ulna and interosseus membrane
    • Brevis: (short) Posterior surface of radius and interosseous membrane
    • I: Longus: Base of distal phalanx of thumb
    • Brevis: Base of proximal phalanx of thumb
Author
ID
86861
Card Set
Extensors of the forearm
Description
Massage Therapy
Updated
Show Answers