Pronator teres muscle

In this article we will discuss about Pronator teres muscle. So let’s get started.

Pronator teres muscle

It’s humeral head originates from the medial supracondylar ridge of humerus aka common flexor origin and ulnar head from coronoid process of ulna. It’s insertion is in middle of the lateral surface of body of radius. It is innervated by median nerve and blood supply is through ulnar artery and radial artery. It’s main action is pronation of forearm and flexion of elbow. Clinically the neurogenic pain of pronator teres leads to pronator teres syndrome.


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