EXTENSOR CARPI ULNARIS :

 

 

EXTENSOR CARPI ULNARIS :

 

 

In human anatomy, the extensor carpi ulnaris is a skeletal muscle located on the ulnar side of the forearm
. It acts to extend and adduct at the wrist from anatomical position.

extensor carpi ulnaris is on the posterior side of the forearm.

EXTENSOR CARPI ULNARIS

EXTENSOR CARPI ULNARIS

ORIGIN : lateral epicondyle of humerus , and posterior border of ulna

 

INSERTION : 5th metacarpal

 

NERVE SUPPLY : deep branch of radial nerve

 

ACTION/EXERCISE : extend and adduction of the wrist

 

 

CLINICAL IMPORTANCE : a common injury to the extensor carpi ulnaris is the golfer elbow. this injury require repetative arm , elbow,
and wrist , espesically they are tightly grasp the object.
some symptome include pain when they shakking hand and when gripping/ squzzing the object.
the pain is worsen when person moce wrist with force.

 

EXTENSOR CARPI ULNARIS TENDINITIS

EXTENSOR CARPI ULNARIS TENDINITIS

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