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Wrist& Hand Flexors and extensors of digits

Flexors of the digits
anterior of forearm insert on the bases of the phalanges of the fingers
Flexor Digitorum Profundus Origin:
Anterior & Medial surface of Ulna and interosseous membrane
Flexor Digitorum Profundus Insertion:
Base of phalanges 2-5
Flexor Digitorum Superficialis Origin:
Medial epicondyle of humerus & oblique line of radius
Flexor Digitorum Superficialis Insertion:
Base of the middle phalanges 2-5
Extensors of the digits
posterior of forearm
Extensor Reticulum
band of fascia that hold tendons
Extensor Indicis Origin:
posterior distal 1/3 of ulna and interosseous membrane
Extensor Indicis Insertion:
Base of middle and distal phalanx of index finger
Extensor Digiti Minimi Origin:
Lateral epicondyle
Extensor Digiti Minimi Insertion:
Middle and distal phalanges of the 5th finger (Baby finger)
Extensor Digiti Minimi Action:
Extends 5th digit, Ulnar deviation of wrist, Extension of the wrist,& Minimal extension elbow
Extensor Digitorum Origin:
Lateral epicondyle of the humerus
Extensor Digitorum Insertion:
Phalanges of the 2-5