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Considering the linear relationship between functional activities and the muscle strength of elbow flexor and supinator
muscles which work synergistic to elbow movements (flexion/supination) along with shoulder extension, this situation was parallel to our study results.
Since the biceps brachii muscle is an active supinator
and flexor muscle of forearm, it is not suitable for use as a flap on a functional upper limb.
The generated torque during forearm rotation is dependent on the position of the pronators and supinators
. The supinator
and biceps brachii muscles can develop torque 4 times greater if the supination is initiated in a pronation position .
The superficial head of the supinator
muscle along the arcade of Frohse is the most common site of nerve entrapment, where a thick fibrous band may exist along the arcade of Frohse.
The DBRN traversed the supinator
muscle between the superficial and deep layers, emerging in the posterior compartment deep to the superficial layer of the extensor muscles, immediately providing the short branches to the ED, extensor digiti minimi, and extensor carpi ulnaris muscles.
Morphological variations in ulnar supinator
crests and fossae as identifying markers of occupational stress.
Subsequently, Cook et al (6) examined the reliability and sensitivity of 7 clinical tests: Babinski sign, clonus, Hoffmann sign, inverted supinator
sign, hand withdrawal reflex, suprapatellar quadriceps reflex, and upper extremity deep tendon reflexes.
He was areflexic in the legs with either hyporeflexia (biceps and supinator
reflexes) or areflexia (triceps reflexes) in the arms.
(73) "[P]aralysis of the muscles of the upper arm (deltoid, biceps, anterior brachial, and long supinator
muscles) due to a lesion of the brachial plexus or of the roots of the fifth and sixth cervical nerves." STEDMAN'S MEDICAL DICTIONARY, supra note 70, at 1018.
After exposure and protection of posterior interosseous nerve and dividing supinator
muscle, fracture was exposed and fixed with the same type of plating.
Physical findings associated with each spinal level Root Pain Weakness Sensory Reflex distribution loss loss C5 Lateral upper Deltoid Lateral Biceps arm upper arm reflex C6 Lateral forearm Biceps, Thumb and Supinator
Thumb, index brachioradialis index (+biceps) finger Wrist extensors finger reflex C7 Posterior arm, Triceps, wrist Posterior Triceps middle finger flexors forearm, reflex index and middle finger C8 Medial forearm, Intrinsic hand Little Triceps small finger muscles, finger reflex abductors, finger extension Special examination techniques
In PIN palsy, a bulging mass due to chronic proliferative synovitis or acute/subacute synovial effusion of the elbow joint may cause compression of the PIN against the fibrous edge of the supinator
Soft splinting with neoprene: the thumb abduction supinator
The only intact muscle directly involved in PS for a patient with transhumeral amputation is the biceps, which also acts as an elbow flexor; the other muscles involved in PS (i.e., supinator
, pronator quadratus, and pronator teres) would all be missing following a transhumeral amputation.