Joints of the Upper Limb

The final items to examine in the upper limb are the joints.

joint of upper limb
Joint Muscles that act on the joint Action
sternoclavicular sternomastoid
subclavius
trapezius
moves in many directions
like a ball and socket joint
acromioclavicular moves with the movements of the upper limb rotates and slides anterior and posterior
scapulothoracic levator scapulae
rhomboid minor
rhomboid major
serratus anterior
trapezius
pectoralis minor
protraction
retraction
medial & lateral rotation
glenohumeral (shoulder) pectoralis major
latissimus dorsi
teres major
supraspinatus
infraspinatus
teres minor
subscapularis
coracobrachialis
long and short heads of biceps brachii
long head of triceps
flexion
extension
abduction
adduction
medial rotation
lateral rotation
circumduction
elbow (radiohumeroulnar) biceps brachii
coracobrachialis
brachialis
triceps brachii
brachioradialis
anconeus
superficial flexors of forearm
superficial extensors of forearm
flexion
extension
superior and inferior radiounlar joints pronator teres
pronator quadratus
supinator
brachioradialis
biceps
pronation
supination
radiocarpal (wrist) flexor carpi radialis
palmaris longus
flexor carpi ulnaris
flexor digitorum superficialis
flexor digitoroum profundus
flexor pollicis longus
extensor carpi radialis longus
extensor carpi radialis brevis
extensor digitorum
flexion
extension
abduction
adduction
carpometacarpal flexor digitorum superficialis
flexor digitorum profundus
lumbricals
extensor indicis
extensor digitorum
palmar interossei
dorsal interossei
flexion
extension
interphalangeal flexor digitorum superficialis
flexor digitorum profundus
lumbricals
extensor digitorum

Nerves of Posterior Forearm Skeleton of the Back


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