Coracobrachialis Muscle - Attachments, Action & Innervation
Brachioradialis Muscle – Attachments, Action & Innervation
Brachioradialis is one of the muscles that comprise the posterior compartment of the forearm muscles. It is the most superficial muscle of the radial side of the forearm, forming the lateral wall of the cubital fossa.
Attachments of Brachioradialis Muscle: Origin and Insertion
Origin (proximal attachment):
a. Lateral supracondylar ridge of humerus.
Insertion (distal attachment):
a. Styloid process of radius.
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Actions of Brachioradialis on the forearm (radius/ulna):
a. Flexes forearm at elbow.
Nerve to Brachioradialis muscle and its spinal segment:
a. Radial nerve (C5, C6).
An Overview of the Forearm Muscles
Muscles That Act On The Anterior Forearm
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