Internal Oblique Muscle
Flexor Digitorum Longus Muscle – Attachments, Actions & Innervation
Attachments of Flexor Digitorum Longus Muscle: Origin & Insertion
Origin: (proximal attachments):
Medial half of middle posterior surface of tibia.
Insertion: (distal attachments):
Bases of distal phalanges II-V (along plantar surfaces).
Actions of Flexor Digitorum Longus Muscle on the foot:
a. Flexes phalanges II-V.
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b. Plantar flexes foot.
Nerve to Muscle and its Spinal Segment:
Tibial nerve (L5, S1).