limb movements (upper limb, nerve supply)

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JOINT MUSCLE ACTION ROOT MUSCLE ACTION ROOT

  • shoulder:
    • abduction C5,6
    • adduction C6,7,8
    • lateral rotation C5
    • medial rotation C6,7,8

  • elbow:
    • flexion C5,6
    • extension C7,8

  • radio-ulnar
    • supination C6
    • pronation C7,8

  • wrist:
    • flexion and extension C7,8

  • fingers:
    • long flexors and extensors C7,8

  • hand: small muscle T1

Last reviewed 01/2018

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