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Brachialis Action
Flexes the elbow
Brachialis Origin
Distal half of anterior surface of humerus
Brachialis Insertion
Tuberosity and coronoid process of ulna
Brachioradialis Action
Flexes the elbow and assists in pronation and supination of the forearm when resisted
Brachioradialis Origin
Lateral supracondylar ridge of humerus
Brachioradialis Insertion
Styloid process of radius
Extensor Carpi Radialis Longus and Brevis Action
Extend the wrist, abduct the wrist, assist in flextion of elbow
Extensor Carpi Radialis Longus and Brevis Origin
Lateral supracondylar ridge of humerus
Extensor Carpi Radialis Longus Insertion
Base of second metacarpal
Extensor Carpi Radialis Brevis Insertion
Base of third metacarpal
Extensor Carpi Ulnaris Action
Extends the wrist, Adducts the wrist
Extensor Carpi Ulnaris Origin
Common extensor tendon from lateral epicondyle of humerus
Extensor Carpi Ulnaris Insertion
Base of fifth metacarpal
Flexor Carpi Radialis Action
Flexes the wrist, Abducts the wrist, Flexes the elbow
Flexor Carpi Radialis Origin
Common flexor tendon from medial epicondyle
Flexor Carpi Radialis Insertion
Base of second and third metacarpal
Palmaris Longus Action
Tenses the palmar fascia, Flexes the wrist, Flexes the elbow
Palmaris Longus Origin
Common flexor tendon from medial epicondyle
Palmaris Longus Insertion
Base of second and third metacarpal
Flexor Carpi Ulnaris Action
Flexes the wrist, Adducts the wrist, May flex the elbow
Flexor Carpi Ulnaris Origin
Common flexor tendon form medial epicondyle
Flexor Carpi Ulnaris Insertion
Pisiform
Flexor Digitorum Profundus Action
Flexes the second through fifth fingers, May flex the wrist
Flexor Digitorum Profundus Origin
Anterior and medial surfaces of proximal three-quarters of ulna
Flexor Digitorum Profundus Insertion
By four tendons into bases of distal phalanges, palmar surface
Flexor Digitorum Superficialis Action
Flexes the second through fifth fingers, Flexes the wrist
Flexor Digitorum Superficialis Origin
Common flexor tendon from medial epicondyle of humerus, ulnar collateral ligament, coronoid process of radius
Flexor Digitorum Superficialis Insertion
By four tendons into sides of middle phalanges of second through fifth fingers
Pronator Teres Action
Pronates the forearm, Assists in flexion of elbow
Pronator Teres Origin
Medial epicondyle of humerus, common flexor tendon, and coronoid process of ulna
Pronator Teres Insertion
Middle of lateral surface of radius
Opponens Pollicis Action
Opposition of the thumb at the carpometacarpal joint
Opponens Pollicis Origin
Flexor retinaculum and tubercle of the trapezium
Opponens Pollicis Insertion
Entire length of first metacarpal bone, radial side
First Dorsal Interosseous Action
Abducts the index finger, Assists in flexion of index finger, Assists in extension of index finger
First Dorsal Interosseous Origin
Ulnar surface of first metacarpal, radial surface of second metacarpal
First Dorsal Interosseous Insertion
Proximal phalange on radial side of index finger
Adductor Pollicis Action
Adducts the thumb, Adducts and assists flexion of the thumb
Adductor Pollicis Origin
Capitate, second and third metacarpals
Adductor Pollicis Insertion
Base of proximal phalange
Extensor Pollicis Longus and Brevis Action
Extend the thumb (interphalangeal joint), Assists in extending the thumb (metacarpophlangeal and carpometacarpal joints)
Extensor Pollicis Longus and Brevis Origin
Posterior surface of radius and ulna, deep to extensors
Extensor Pollicis Longus Insertion
Distal phalange of thumb
Extensor Pollicis Brevis Insertion
Proximal phalange of thumb
Flexor Pollicis Longus Action
Flexes the thumb (interphalangeal joint), Assists in flexing the thumb (metacarpophalangeal and carpometacarpal joints)
Flexor Pollicis Longus Origin
Anterior surface of radius, deep fo flexors
Flexor Pollicis Longus Insertion
Distal phalange of thumb
Abductor Pollicis Longus Action
Abducts the thumb, Extends the thumb
Abductor Pollicis Longus Origin
Posterior surface of radius and ulna, deep to extensors
Abductor Pollicis Longus Insertion
Base of first metacarpal