Muscles of the Wrist

  1. Flexor Carpi Ularis
    • O: Medial epicondyle of humerus
    • I: Pisiform and base of 5th metacarpal
    • A: wrist flexion and ulnar deviation
  2. Flexor Carpi Radialis
    • O: Medial Epicondyle of humerus
    • I: Base of 2nd and 3rd metacarpals
    • A: wrist flexion and radial deviaion
  3. Palmaris Longus
    • O: Medial epicondyle of humerus
    • I: Palmar fascia
    • A: assist wrist flexion

    missing in 1/5 of population
  4. Extensor Carpi Rasialis Longus
    • O: Supracondylar ridge of humerus
    • I: base nd metacarpal
    • A: wrist extension radial deviation
  5. Extensor Carpi Radialis Brevis
    • O: Lateral Epicondyle of humerus
    • I: base of 3rd metacarpal
    • A: wrist extension assists radial deviaion
  6. Extensor Carpi Ulnaris
    • O: lateral epicondyle of humerus
    • I: base 5th metacarpal
    • A: wrist extension and ulnar deviation
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Muscles of the Wrist