Flexor Carpi Radialis

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Original Author(s): Oliver Jones
Last updated: October 5, 2022
Revisions: 6

Original Author(s): Oliver Jones
Last updated: October 5, 2022
Revisions: 6

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The flexor carpi radialis is a muscle within the superficial compartment of the anterior forearm.

  • Attachments: Originates from the medial epicondyle of the humerus and attaches to the base of the second and third metacarpals
  • Actions: Flexion and abduction at the wrist.
  • Innervation: Median nerve.
  • Blood supply: Ulnar artery.

Fig 1 – The superficial muscles of the anterior forearm.