Extensor Carpi Radialis Longus


Summary

Location:In the forearm, on the outer side, extending the wrist and abducting the hand.

Information

Group:Elbow and Radioulnar, Wrist and Hand
Subgroup:Extensor Carpi, Carpal Muscles
Side(s) of body:Back
Function/Action:Wrist Extensor, Wrist Abductor

Details

Joint:Wrist
Bone:Humerus, Carpals
Origin:Lateral supracondylar ridge of humerus.
Insertion:Base of second metacarpal bone.