Flexor Digitorum Profundus Index


Origin (all profundi): Medial and anterior surface of the Ulna, the deep forearm fascia and the radioulnar interosseous membrane

Insertion: Palmar base of the index distal phalanx

Function: Flexes the index DIP joint, as well as the PIP joint, the MCP joint (only after flexion has been initiated) and the wrist along with other muscles which flex the wrist

Nerve: Anterior Interosseous branch of Median Nerve

Artery: the Anterior Interosseous artery and Muscular Branches of Ulnar Artery

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