Fibularis (Peroneus) Brevis

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Origin: Distal 1/3 to 1/2 of lateral surface of fibula.

Insertion:  Dorsal surface of base of 5th metatarsal.

Actions: Dorsiflexes and everts foot at ankle.

Innervation: Deep Peroneal nerve (L4,L5,S1)

 

 


 

 

Other muscles of the Upper Limb

Infraspinatus

Origin: Posterior surface of the scapula (below the spine of the scapula)
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Insertion: Greater tuberosity on the humerus
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Actions: Shoulder abduction, 
External rotation.

Innervation: Suprascapular nerve
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Daily uses: Brushing hair.

Teres Minor

Origin: Mid section of the lateral border of the scapula

Insertion: Greater tuberosity on the humerus

Actions:External rotation, 
Shoulder adduction

Innervation: Axillary nerve

Daily uses: Brushing hair

Supraspinatus

Origin: Supraspinous fossa

Insertion: Greater tuberosity of the humerus

Actions: Abduction 
Stabilisation of the humerus

Innervation: Suprascapular nerve

Daily uses: Holding shopping bags away from the body


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