Extensor Digitorum


Summary

Location:In the forearm, running from the humerus to the fingers, extending the fingers and wrist.

Information

Group:Wrist and Hand
Side(s) of body:Back
Function/Action:Metacarpophalangeal Extensor, Interphalangeal Extensor, Wrist Extensor

Details

Joint:Wrist, Metacarpophalangeal
Bone:Ulna, Carpals, Phalanges
Origin:Lateral epicondyle of humerus.
Insertion:Extensor expansions of middle and distal phalanges of fingers.