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Pronator Teres Anatomy: Origin, Insertion, Action, Innervation

Pronator Teres Origin, Insertion, Aco

Pronator Teres

O, I, A of the Pronator Teres

Humeral Head: Superior portion of the medial epicondyle via the common flexor tendon of the ulna.
Ulnar Head: Coronoid process of the ulna
Insertion: Lateral aspect of the mid shaft of the radius
Actions: Pronation of the forearm
Innervation: Median nerve (C6,  C7 )
Vascular Supply: Muscular branches from the ulnar and radial arteries

Primary Actions of the Pronator Teres:

1. Pronation of the Forearm

  Agonists: Pronator Quadratus

  Antagonists: Biceps Brachii, Supinator


Secondary Actions of the Pronator Teres:

1. Assists with flexion of the forearm at the elbow

  Agonists: Brachialis, Biceps Brachii, Brachioradialis

  Antagonists: Triceps Brachii, Anconeus



Information about cause and effect of pronator teres pain:

Pronator Teres Muscle: Forearm, Wrist, Thumb Pain

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