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Lumbricals action
Lumbrical action is to hold a pea, that is to flex the metacarpophalangeal joint and extend the interphalangeal joints. When look at hand in this position, can see this makes an "L" shape, since L is for Lumbrical.
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---Robert O'Connor University College Dublin
 
Elbow: which side has common flexor origin
FM (as in FM Radio):
Flexor Medial, so Common Flexor Origin is on the medial side.
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Popliteal fossa: muscles arrangement
The two Semi's go together, Semimembranosus and Semitendonosus.
The Membranosus is Medial and since the two semis go together, Semitendonosus is also medial.
Therefore, Biceps Femoris has to be lateral.
Of the semi's, to remember which one is superficial: the Tendonosus is on Top.
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Serratus anterior: innervation and action
"C5-6-7 raise your wings up to heaven":
C567 injury causes inability to raise arm past 90 degrees up to heaven, and results in a winging of the scapula.
· Long thoracic nerve roots (567) innervate Serratus anterior.
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---A. Saab Medical Student, University of Miami
 
Bicipital groove: attachments of muscles near it
"The lady between two majors":
Teres major attaches to medial lip of groove.
Pectoralis major to lateral lip of groove.
Latissimus (Lady) is on floor of groove, between the 2 majors.
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Rotator cuff muscles
"The SITS muscles":
· Clockwise from top:
Supraspinatus
Infraspinatus
Teres minor
Subscapularis
· A pro baseball pitcher has injured his rotator cuff muscles. As a result, he SITS out for the rest of the game, and then gets sent to the minor leagues.
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---Anne Conlin and Robert O'Connor University of Western Ontario Medical School, London, Canada and University College Dublin
 
Oblique muscles: direction of externals vs. internals
"Hands in your pockets":
When put hands in your pockets, fingers now lie on top of external obliques and fingers point their direction of fibers: down and towards midline.
· Note: "oblique" tells that must be going at an angle.
· Internal obliques are at right angles to external.
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Pterygoid muscles: function of lateral vs. medial
"Look at how your jaw ends up when saying first syllable of 'Lateral' or 'Medial' ":
"La": your jaw is now open, so Lateral opens mouth.
"Me": your jaw is still closed, so medial closes the mandible.
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---Robert O'Connor University College Dublin
 
Flexor digitorum muscles: how they insert onto fingers
· A little rhyme:
Superficialis Splits in two,
To Permit Profundus Passing through.
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Brachioradialis: function, innervation, one relation, one attachment
BrachioRadialis:
Function: Its the Beer Raising muscle, flexes elbow, strongest when wrist is oriented like holding a beer.
Innervation: Breaks Rule: it's a flexor muscle, But Radial. (Radial nerve usually is for extensors: Recall BEST rule: B was for brachioradialis).
Important relation: Behind it is the Radial nerve in the cubital fossa.
Attachment: Attaches to Bottom of Radius.
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