Section 4 – Muscle Charts
Hand, Wrist and Forearm


Hand grip muscles located in the forearm:  1) Flexor Pollicis Longus, 2) Flexor Digitorum Superficialis, and 3) Flexor Digitorum Profundus.

Wrist flexors: 1) Flexor Carpi Radialis, 2) Flexor Carpi Ulnaris, and 3) Palmaris Longus.

Wrist extensors: 1) Extensor Carpi Radialis Longus, 2) Extensor Carpi Radialis Brevis, 3) Extensor Carpi Ulnaris, 4) Extensor Digitorum Communis.

Wrist adductors (ulnar deviation): 1) Flexor Carpi Ulnaris and 2) Extensor Carpi Ulnaris.

Wrist abductors (radial deviation): 1) Flexor Carpi Radialis, 2) Extensor Carpi Radialis Longus, and 3) Extensor Carpi Radialis Brevis.

Elbow pronators:  1) Pronator Teres (shown) and 2) Pronator Quadratus (not shown).

Elbow supinators: 1) Biceps Brachii (shown) and 2) Supinator muscle (not shown).

forearm muscles

Hand grip muscles located in the hands: 1) Opponens Digiti Minimi, 2) Opponens Pollicis, 3) Flexor Digiti Minimi Brevis, 4) Flexor Pollicis Brevis, 5)  Adductor Pollicis, 6) First Dorsal Interossei, and 7) Palmar Interossei.

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