Lumbricals

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Lumbricals:
Proximal attachment – tendons of flexor digitorum longus after division into its 4 slips
Distal attachment – medial dorsal aspect extensor expansion
Open chain function – flexion of MPJ’s and extension of IPJ’s
Closed chain function – plantarflexes the digit against the ground during propulsion
Nerve supply – lateral plantar (digits 3 to 5) and medial plantar (2nd digit)
Arterial supply – plantar metatarsal artery

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25963118?dopt=Abstract
http://www.podiatrytoday.com/plantar-intrinsics-important-or-useless-muscles-foot

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