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Musculoskeletal Anat

Wrist and Finger Joints muscles, origins, insertions, and actions

Flexor carpi radialis Medial epicondyle of humerus Lateral metacarpals Hand flexion Abduction @ wrist
Flexor digitorum superficialis Medial epicondyle of humerus Phalanges Finger flexion @ interphalangeal joints Aids in hand flexion @ wrist
Flexor digitorum profundus Proximal ulna Phalanges Finger flexion @ interphalangeal joints Aids in hand flexion @ wrist
Extensor carpi ulnaris Lateral epicondyle of humerus Medial metacarpal Hand extension, Adduction @ wrist
Extensor digiti minimi Lateral epicondyle of humerus Phalanges of little finger Little Finger Extension @ interphalangeal joints
Extensor digitorum Lateral epicondyle of humerus Phalanges Finger extension @ interphalangeal joints Hand extension @ wrist
Extensor carpi radialis (longus & brevis) Lateral epicondyle of humerus Lateral metacarpals Hand extension, Abduction @ wrist
Palmaris longus Medial epicondyle of humerus Palmar aponeurosis Hand flexion Adduction @ wrist
Flexor carpi ulnaris Medial epicondyle of humerus Medial metacarpals Hand flexion @ wrist Hand adduction @ wrist
Created by: meganntaylor



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