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1

What is the cervical spinal accessory nerve?

neck movers, stabilizers

C1-4

2

What is the spinal accessory nerve?

upper traps

C4

3

What is the medial/lateral pectoral nerve?

pec major and minor

C5-8, T1

4

What is the long thoracic nerve?

serratus ant

C5-7

5

What is the dorsal scap nerve?

scap movers - levator scap, rhomboids

C4-5

6

What is the suprascapular nerve?

superior RC (supraspin, infraspin) - ER and abd

C4-6

7

What is the subscapular and thoracodorsal nerve?

IR and add - lats, teres major, subscap

C5-8

8

What is the axillary nerve?

deltoid, teres minor
arm flexion, abd, ER

C4-6

9

What is the musculocutaneous nerve?

bicepsss

C5-7

10

What is the ulnar profundus nerve?

digit flexors

C7-T1

11

What is the ulnar nerve?

wrist ulnar flex, add policis, finger mover

C7-T1

12

What is the ulnar quinti nerve?

pinky finger mover

C7-T1

13

What is the ulnar brevis nerve?

pinky finger

C7-T1

14

What is the median nerve?

wrist radial flexion, finger flexors

C6-T1

15

What is the median profundus nerve?

2nd/3rd digit flexor

C7-T1

16

What is the radial nerve?

extensors, supination

C5-T1

17

What is the femoral nerve?

hip flexors, knee ext

L1-4

18

What is the obturator nerve?

adductors

L2-4

19

What is the superior gluteal nerve

glut med, min, TFL
ABD

L4-S1

20

What is the inferior gluteal nerve?

glut max, hip ext

L4-S2

21

What is the sacral plexus nerve?

ER, piriformis, obturator, gemeli

L4-S1

22

What is the deep fibular nerve?

ant shin, DF

L4-S1

23

What is the superior fibular nerve

peroneals, EV

L5-S1

24

What is the tibial nerve?

post calf, PF, toe flexion

L4-S2

25

What is the medial plantar nerve?

great toe flex

L5-S1

26

What is the lateral plantar nerve?

toe abd/add

S1-S2

27

What is the pudendal nerve?

pelvic floor

S2-S4

28

What is the sciatic nerve?

HS, hip ext

L5-S2