Flexor Carpi Radialis


Summary

Location:In the forearm, running from the humerus to the base of the hand, flexing the wrist and abducting the hand.

Information

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

Details

Joint:Wrist
Bone:Radius, Carpals
Origin:Medial epicondyle of humerus.
Insertion:Base of second and third metacarpal bones.