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The muscles of the anterior forearm seen in this superficial view are the:
Also seen are the:
- The brachioradialis, pronator teres, flexor carpi radialis, palmaris longus, and flexor carpi ulnaris cross the elbow joint.
- The flexor carpi radialis, palmaris longus, and flexor carpi ulnaris are members of the wrist flexor group and all cross the wrist joint as well.
- The pronator teres, flexor carpi radialis, palmaris longus, and flexor carpi ulnaris (and flexor digitorum superficialis) attach proximally into the common flexor belly/tendon, and are involved in golfer’s elbow (medial elbow tendinopathy, also known as medial epicondylitis or medial epicondylosis).
- The pronator teres and brachioradialis are active across the radioulnar joints as well.