Flexor Carpi Ulnaris

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 Flexor Carpi Ulnaris mm           Flexor Carpi Ulnaris: Origin and InsertionFlexor Carpi Ulnaris

Origin: Medial epicondyle of the humerus

Insertion:Base of the 5th metacarpal
. Pisiform and hook of hamate

Actions: Flexion of the wrist. 
Ulnar deviation (adduction) of the wrist

Innervation: Ulnar nerve

Daily uses: Pulling rope towards you

 

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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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