Brachioradialis Anatomy

Brachioradialis Anatomy

Origin:  Upper lateral supracondylar ridge of the humerus
Insertion:  Superior aspect of the styloid process of the radius
Actions: Flexion of the forearm at the elbow
Innervation: Radial nerve (C5, C6)
Blood Supply: Radial recurrent artery from the radial artery

Primary Actions of the Brachioradialis

1. Flexion of the forearm at the elbow


  • Brachialis
  • Biceps Brachii


  • Triceps Brachii
  • Anconeus