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8 08, 2018

Flexor Carpi Ulnaris

By | 2018-08-08T00:00:00+00:00 August 8th, 2018|Anatomy, Muscles, Upper Limb|0 Comments

The flexor carpi ulnaris muscle is a muscle of the forearm that works to flex and adduct (medial deviation) the hand. Flexor Carpi Ulnaris Origin The common flexor belly/tendon is the common proximal connection of five muscles: Pronator teres Flexor carpi radialis Palmaris longus Flexor carpi ulnaris Flexor digitorum superficialis The [...]

8 08, 2018

Palmaris Longus

By | 2018-08-08T00:00:00+00:00 August 8th, 2018|Anatomy, Muscles, Upper Limb|0 Comments

It emerges primarily through the medial epicondyle of the humerus by the common flexor tendon. It also emerges via the surrounding intermuscular septa as well as through the antebrachial fascia.   Palmaris Longus Muscle Insertion Its long cord-like tendon connects towards its distal portion and also connects the apex of palmar [...]

8 08, 2018

Muscles of the Upper Arm

By | 2018-08-08T00:00:00+00:00 August 8th, 2018|Anatomy, Muscles, Upper Limb|0 Comments

The arm is situated between elbow joint and the shoulder joint. The muscles of hand and the arm are designed to satisfy the diverse needs of strength, speed, and precision when of the body completing tasks that were complex. Activities like boxes or lifting weights need strength in the arm’s muscles. The Anterior [...]

8 08, 2018

Brachioradialis

By | 2018-08-08T00:00:00+00:00 August 8th, 2018|Anatomy, Muscles, Upper Limb|0 Comments

The brachioradialis muscle travels through the forearm in order to attach on the lateral aspect of the distal end of the radius simply proximal towards the radial styloid process and emerges via the proximal portion of the supra-epicondylar rim of the humerus. Brachioradialis Brachioradialis Insertion The superior end of the brachioradialis [...]

8 08, 2018

Muscles of the Anterior or Front of the Forearm

By | 2018-08-08T00:00:00+00:00 August 8th, 2018|Anatomy, Muscles, Upper Limb|0 Comments

The muscles of the anterior of the forearm are generally divided into two groups: Superficial Deep Superficial Muscles of The Front of The Forearm This group consists of five muscles. From lateral to medial side, these are: Pronator teres. Flexor carpi radialis. Palmaris longus. Flexor digitorum superficialis. Flexor carpi ulnaris. All these muscles [...]

8 08, 2018

Flexor Pollicis Longus

By | 2018-08-08T00:00:00+00:00 August 8th, 2018|Anatomy, Muscles, Upper Limb|0 Comments

The flexor pollicis longus muscle starts from the surrounding half of the anterior side of the interosseous membrane along with the anterior side of the radius. Through upper two-third of the anterior side of the radius under the anterior oblique line and attaching part of the interosseous membrane. Flexor Pollicis Longus [...]

8 08, 2018

Abductor Pollicis Longus

By | 2018-08-08T00:00:00+00:00 August 8th, 2018|Anatomy, Muscles, Upper Limb|0 Comments

The abductor pollicis longus muscle emerges via the associated interosseous membrane and the proximal posterior sides of the radius as well as the ulna. It arises in between the extensor digitorum along with extensor carpi radialis brevis muscles within the distal forearm, in order to create a tendon that enters the thumb and attaches on [...]

8 08, 2018

Intrinsic Muscles of the Hand

By | 2018-08-08T00:00:00+00:00 August 8th, 2018|Anatomy, Muscles, Upper Limb|0 Comments

Intrinsic Muscles of the Hand are short muscles whose origin and insertion is enclosed within the area of the hand. These muscles make possible the skilled movements of the hand and also help the hand in adjusting for proper gripping. There are 20 intrinsic muscles in hand. These muscles comprises of small motor units which [...]

8 08, 2018

Flexor Digiti Minimi Brevis (Hand and Foot)

By | 2018-08-08T00:00:00+00:00 August 8th, 2018|Anatomy, Lower Limb, Muscles, Muscles, Upper Limb|0 Comments

Hand It emerges via the hook of the hamate bone as well as the surrounding flexor retinaculum and attaches along with the abductor digiti minimi muscle within the medial part of the base of the proximal phalanx of the little finger. The flexor digiti minimi brevis muscle is lateral towards the abductor digiti minimi. [...]