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1

Palmaris Longus

Origin

Insertion

Origin: 

  • Medial epicondyle (common flexor tendon)

Insertion:

  • Palmar aponeurosis

2

Palmaris Longus

Actions

Innervation

Actions:

  • Wrist flexion

Innervation:

  • Median n.

3

Flexor Carpi Ulnaris

Origin

Insertion

Origin:

  • Common flexor tendon

Insertion:

  • Pisiform and hook of hamate

4

Flexor Carpi Ulnaris

Actions

Innervation

Actions:

  • Wrist flexion

Innervation:

  • Ulnar n.

5

Flexor Carpi Radialis

Origin

Insertion

Origin: 

  • Common flexor tendon

Insertion:

  • Bases of M2-3

6

Flexor Carpi Radialis

Actions

Innervation

Actions:

  • Wrist flexion
  • Abduction

 Innervation:

  • Median n.

7

Flexor Digitorum Superficialis

Origin

Insertion

Origin: 

  • Common flexor tendon

Insertion:

  • Bases of middle phalanges of D2-5

8

Flexor Digitorum Superficialis

Actions

Innervation

Actions:

  • Finger flexor

 Innervation:

  • Median n.

9

Flexor Digitorum Profundus

Origin

Insertion

Origin:

  • Upper ulna and IO membrane

Insertion:

  • Bases of distal phalanges of D2-5

10

Flexor Digitorum Profundus

Actions

Innervation

Actions:

  • Hand flexion

 Innervation:

  • Median n. (anterior interosseous n.) for digits 2 + 3
  • Ulnar n. for digits 4 +5

11

Flexor Pollicis Longus

Origin

Insertion

Origin:

  • Middle radius and IO membrane

 Insertion:

  • Base of distal phalanx of thumb

12

Flexor Pollicis Longus

Actions

Innervation

Actions:

  • Thumb flexion

 Innervation:

  • Median n. (anterior interosseous n.)