EXTENSOR CARPI RADIALIS LONGUS :

EXTENSOR CARPI RADIALIS LONGUS

 

EXTENSOR CARPI RADIALIS LONGUS :

EXTENSOR CARPI RADILAIS LONGUS

EXTENSOR CARPI RADIALIS LONGUS

 

The extensor carpi radialis longus is one of the main muscles that
control movements at the wrist level. This muscle is quite long, starting on
the lateral side of the humerus, and attaching to the base of the
second metacarpal bone.

ORIGIN : lateral supracondylar ridge

 

INSERTION : second metacarpal bone

 

 

EXTENSOR CARPI RADIALIS LONGUS

EXTENSOR CARPI RADIALIS LONGUS

 

 

NERVE SUPPLY : radial nerve

 

ACTION/EXERCISE : extension and abduction of the wrist joint