w7 l2 ANTERIOR FOREARM MUSCLES 07

w7 l2 ANTERIOR FOREARM MUSCLES 07 - MUSCLES OF THE FOREARM...

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Unformatted text preview: MUSCLES OF THE FOREARM - ANTERIOR COMPARTMENT THE FOREARM EXTENDS FROM THE ELBOW TO THE WRIST BONES OF THE FOREARM: RADIUS AND ULNA HELD TOGETHER BY THE INTEROSSEOUS MEMBRANE WHICH SERVES FOR AN ATTACHMENT SITE FOR MANY MUSCLES 2 COMPARTMENTS: FLEXORS AND PRONATORS - ANTERIOR COMPARTMENT ( MEDIAN AND ULNAR NERVES ) EXTENSORS AND SUPINATORS - POSTERIOR COMPARTMENT ( RADIAL NERVE ) MANY OF THE MUSCLES OF THE FOREARM ORIGINATE FROM THE HUMERUS ALLOWS BULK OF MUSCLE TO BE LOCATED PROXIMALLY IN THE FOREARM, THEREFORE THE WRIST AND HAND ARE LESS BULKY THIS ARRANGEMENT CAUSES MOST OF THESE MUSCLES TO HAVE LONG STRINGY TENDONS INTO THE WRIST AND HAND 20 MUSCLES IN THE FOREARM, LOOK VERY SIMILAR, FOCUS ON LOCATION AND INSERTION SITES MOST ARE NAMED FOR THEIR ACTION AND LOCATION ANTERIOR COMPARTMENT - FLEXORS AND PRONATORS SEPARATED INTO SUPERFICIAL AND DEEP GROUPS 5 - SUPERFICIAL MUSCLES: PRONATOR TERES FLEXOR CARPI RADIALIS PALMARIS LONGUS FLEXOR CARPI ULNARIS FLEXOR DIGITORUM SUPERFI ALL ATTACH TO THE COMMON FLEXOR TENDON - MEDIAL EPICONDYLE OF THE HUMERUS PRONATOR TERES...
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This note was uploaded on 10/07/2011 for the course KN 251 taught by Professor Bareither during the Spring '11 term at Ill. Chicago.

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w7 l2 ANTERIOR FOREARM MUSCLES 07 - MUSCLES OF THE FOREARM...

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