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
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